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Angela Shanahan

Angela Shanahan has worked as a freelance
journalist for many years and has been published in most major
Australian newspapers. She is one of the founders of the Thomas More Forum, a forum which has attracted speakers such as former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and current Opposition Leader Tony Abbott. Her husband Dennis Shanahan, with whom she has raised a large family, is currently the chief political editor of The Australian.



Is marriage a form of prostitution?
5 Sep 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: marriage, prostitution
The tired old ideas of ageing feminists are being discredited by a younger generation.


Why I hate Anzac Day
25 Apr 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: ANZAC Day, nationalism, World War I
Australians are forgetting the tragic waste of life in an ill-conceived campaign in World War I.


Facing up to Facebook bullying
23 Sep 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: cyber-bullying, Facebook, social networking
European research shows that parents are the key to kids' sane use of social media.


Richard’s remains
8 Feb 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: DNA testing, history, Richard III
Science confirms some physical truths about a medieval English king but leaves his character forever under a cloud.


Bringing up baby
27 Oct 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: childcare, motherhood, parenting
Why are there more than 900 books on baby care in print in Australia?


Egypt’s forgotten Copts
1 Apr 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Coptic Christians, Egypt, Islam, religious freedom
Coptic Christians have been in Egypt for 2,000 years. Why is the Western media ignoring the peril they face?


Muslim face veils: religious right, or security risk?
6 Feb 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: face veils, France, Muslims
In an opening article on this issue an Australian journalist says veils are a security risk in the West and should be banned in public.


At least in Oz, universal cover is good sense, not socialism
19 Nov 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, Obamacare
An Australian journalist explains why her country’s health insurance system leaves Obamacare in the dust.


Italy, land of earthquakes and elderly nonnas
25 Jul 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags:
An Australian journalist sojourning in the L’Aquila region reflects on the quake that has been and the shake-up needed to stop Italians dying out.


Australia’s marriage gap
26 Apr 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags:
It is not middle-class women who are ending up on the shelf but their less educated sisters.


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