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Niceties never saved lives

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Jenna Price A softening of reports about the Hunt family deaths might sound and feel more palatable but this was murder and such issues should be always presented in their true light, writes Jenna Price.

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Relationships Australia reports men feel under pressure to perform

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Jenna Price Australia is apparently a nation of women who want sex and who want it now.

Fair Work Amendment Bill is a recipe for exploitation

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Jenna Price Imagine a job where your boss could choose how you were going to be paid. And then imagine if he didn’t have to tell anyone about what he’d done.

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Top science jobs for women: CSIRO gender inequality is just the tip of the test-tube

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Jenna Price We've spent 20 years working on the number of girls choosing STEM careers (science, technology, engineering, medicine) and now there are plenty of women undergraduates going in to those fields.

Joe Hockey's budget is beyond salvation

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Jenna Price For months federal government ministers have been banging on about a budget emergency.

Coalition of the willing needed to take the fight to Tony Abbott and co

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Jenna Price Of all the things this country needs to do right now, it’s this one thing. And we need to do it urgently.

Government's mean policies will have reverse effect on family stability

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Jenna Price In the world of Kevin Andrews, the Minister for Straight White Families, marriage is good for children. In the his world, marriage is good, de facto is bad.

Jenna Price: Tony Abbott should get back to work and stop focusing on MH17

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Jenna Price What happened with MH17 was appalling. Innocent people murdered as a result of conflict.

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A city honours the dead

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Jenna Price The streets of Melbourne are scattered with flowers. They are on bridges and again on the footpaths. It is a city honouring the dead.

Bridging the gender pay gap begins at home

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Jenna Price Turns out not even my granddaughters will get equal pay for equal work.

Dinosaurs of the political right

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Jenna Price It seems to me that we have a carnival of sexism, racism and homophobia across all levels of politics in this country.

The terrors of the 57 syndrome

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Jenna Price I’m not a particularly superstitious person, not prone to little acts of luck.

A word of financial advice: don't trust the government

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Jenna Price I used to love you but it's all over now.

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Joe Hockey's numbers racket

Jenna Price I admit it. Between 1979 and 1981, I was a welfare recipient.

Worrying doesn't help - but grandkids sure would

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Jenna Price At what stage, if ever, do we stop feeling worried about our kids and their choices?

David Astle: The crossword king who tortures Herald readers

'He is devilishly difficult. Some days you lose the will to live': The Herald's crossword king David Astle.

Jenna Price David Astle writes the notorious cryptic crossword which appears, reliable as an alarm, every Friday in The Sydney Morning Herald.

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It's agreed. Tony Abbott is unpopular enough to survive

Jenna Price It’s always good to have a mix of people over, isn’t it? People you know really well. People you’ve only just met. Serves to make the conversation a little more lively.

Privilege begets privilege when elites are first in the queue

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Jenna Price These days, my kids get their own jobs, although if I can give them a hand I will. I would certainly make a phone call on their behalf (although they usually tell me that any call I make would...

Joe Hockey sympathises; no, really he does

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Jenna Price In just seven days, I can make you a man. Someone’s been singing that Rocky Horror Picture Show tune in Joe Hockey’s ear this week, as the Treasurer moves among his people.

'Counting dead women' as legal cuts hurt female victims of violent crime

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Jenna Price How long will it take for the Abbott government to start counting the cost to the community of its budget changes?