It’s not just extreme examples like Julian Assange, the right to be heard, and the concept of dissent have been severely wounded.
Continuing on his rhetoric in April, the Morrison government is fast-tracking laws to punish those they believe are as ‘agri-terrorists’.
The NSW’s singular push is to eliminate drug possession. However, the damage they’ve done strip searching the innocent should be the point raised.
According to a leading magistrate, the NSW government’s drug-driving push is poorly thought out, that some are losing their licence over passive smoking.
According to one legal expert, the NSW police’s strip search push could be considered sexual assault in the lettering of the law.
Manus Island continues to be a humanitarian crisis. Elaine Pearson, the director of Human Rights Watch Australia believes that while headlines have changed, the facts have not.
Now that the die has been cast, I think it might be best if we examine exactly what we’ve signed up for.
The suicide of First Nation youth in this country is at a crisis point. But it is our lack of a meaningful response that should be loudly noted.
The crux of the Morrison campaign is sound financial management. So far, they’ve managed to amass $700 billion in debt.
The reduction of our liberties is a systemic issue, with the future severely impacted by the past. In this country, we stand at a pivot point.
The pattern is clear, our government is hellbent on punishing the whistleblowers who unearth wrongdoing, not ensuring said wrongdoing does not take place.
Jeremy Poxon of the Australian Unemployed Workers’ Union (AUWU) talks about the harsh realities that welfare recipients face, and why those in power do not seem to care.
A few weeks ago, the NSW police bristled the city with their strip searches at Central Station. According to a viral post on social media, they’ve done it again.
Brunei instituting harsh corporal punishments for homosexuality is but one of the laws on the table. They are, unfortunately, rather serious about the changes.
While the NSW police strip-searching members of the public has provoked an angry response, it also represents the first step of something galling.
In 1983, five off-duty police officers beat a 16-year-old to death. An all-white jury found the officers in question not guilty, but similar doses of violence over the years has proved it was not an isolated incident.
Despite his vow to never enter politics, Julian Burnside will run against Josh Frydengerg, a move emboldened by the LNP’s “irreconcilable” policy.
If your workplace has randomly sprung a drug test on you, you are well within your rights to refuse it.
Tonight, those opposed to the Berejikilian government’s moves against live music will hit the streets. According to one festival organiser, they’re expecting as many as 50,000 to register their complaint.
The Panama Papers could have been a massive moment in history. However, the culture of tax havens, creative taxation and billionaires paying zero tax remains.
‘Whataboutism’ might have been born in the Soviet Union, but it is a valuable tool to bludgeon another in an internet argument. It is also comparable to sticking your fingers in your ears and going nnnnaarrrrppp.
While we argue about the merits of pill testing, I’m wondering if the lasting solution is to regulate and legislate MDMA wholesale.