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Birds Used to Be Freakin’ Huge

From giant penguins to super-tall parrots, human-sized birds used to roam the earth. What happened to them?
Madeleine Gregory
4 days ago
christchurch massacre

The Christchurch Shooter Was Allowed To Write A Letter From Prison. It Ended Up On 4chan.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that the letter, which contained a call for more violence, should have been seized by the corrections department.
Tim Hume
8.14.19
tech-science

New Zealand Man Goes Swimming, Finds Footprints of Extinct Mega-Bird

“I was just going for a casual swim, so it’s escalated a bit.”
Sarah Emerson
5.10.19
Australia Today

The Christchurch Shooter has Been Charged with 50 Counts of Murder

The man responsible for the shooting deaths of 50 Muslim worshippers last month was initially charged with just one murder. This afternoon, New Zealand police announced more than 50 additional charges.
Gavin Butler
4.4.19
Christchurch shooting

Australian Muslims Describe How Christchurch Has Changed Their Lives

"People have been looking at me longer than usual, and I wonder: are they looking at me because they feel sorry for me? Or are they looking at me because they agree with what that man did?"
Jennine Khalik
4.1.19
crime

Things I've Learned About Homegrown Terrorism by Following the Alt-Right

In 2015 I started reporting from Reclaim Australia rallies. That movement has now reached a tragic culmination in New Zealand.
Royce Kurmelovs
3.22.19
Views My Own

Egging Politicians Is Good, Actually

The egging of a xenophobic Australian politician shows how much power there is in confronting your opponents in public and making them look dumb.
Karen Geier
3.21.19
Christchurch shooting

New Zealand Bans Military Style Semi-Automatics and Assault Rifles Less Than a Week After Attacks

“On 15 March our history changed forever. Now, our laws will too.”
Wendy Syfret
3.21.19
News

Two Canadian Neo-Nazis Are Under Investigation For Post-Christchurch Acts

One neo-Nazi is under investigation for posting the Christchurch manifesto, the other for allegedly listing out good “targets” in Canada for lone wolf attackers.
Mack Lamoureux
3.19.19
Views My Own

Let People of Colour Be Angry

Following the Christchurch mosque shooting, I was filled with anger over what had happened—the latest attack by white supremacism. But society doesn’t want people like me to express that rage.
Noel Ransome
3.19.19
mosque attacks

New Zealand prime minister vows to keep the mosque shooter "nameless"

"He may have sought notoriety, but we in New Zealand will give him nothing—not even his name.”
Emma Ockerman
3.19.19
NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand will have new gun control laws within 10 days of the Christchurch mosque attacks

Ardern: “Within 10 days of this horrific act of terrorism we will have announced reforms which will, I believe, make our community safer."
David Gilbert
3.18.19
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