Our climate apocalypse, kids in cages, Boris Johnson steering Brexit. Many people are wondering what we did to deserve such a bleak set of circumstances. Well, let me tell you.
While Juneteenth commemorates the day that slavery was abolished in the United States, the salient point is universal. We white folk need to recognise our hand in instituted evil.
Despite an ongoing review, both the Australian and PNG governments have decided to extended Paladin’s contract on Manus Island.
The stark image of a father and daughter’s failed odyssey to America has rightly shocked the world. But those who immortalise these scenes are deeply scarred by what they capture.
Clearly, we’re careening toward our climate apocalypse, but yet we still do not care. I believe the language around the matter, matters. We don’t want facts, we want stories.
Current attitudes are evidence of Australia’s historically sour relationship with the right to freedom of speech. It is high time this relationship was mended.
With the Australian Christian Lobby fighting on behalf of Israel Folau, it’s best that we understand who they are, and what they stand for.
Those defending Israel Folau have viewed GoFundMe dumping his campaign as an abuse of freedom of speech. Again, we find ourselves at the same confused placed we visited in 2017.
GoFundMe has taken a stand against Israel Folau, shutting down his campaign over a breach of their conditions. The question is, of course, what took so long?
Donald Trump may have called back military action against Iran, but the trade sanctions he’s put in place are far more damaging.
With Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning behind bars, think about how many people know something, but are now keeping quiet.
John Setka waging war against the Labor Party has thrust a deep divide within the union movement. Healing the wounds, and closing that division, is a tall ask.
While Israel Folau has decided to crowdfund his defence, I believe our focus should be on those who financially support him, and why.
Think the Trump train is running out of steam? Well, with his campaign for 2020 underway, we need to accept an uncomfortable truth – that he does it better than his rivals.
According to numerous sources, Cory Bernardi is set to deregister the Australian Conservatives, enabling his return to the Liberal Party. But can he do that?
The courthouse schadenfreude of wellness blogger Belle Gibson shows how dangerous the platform of celebrity can be for the unqualified and irresponsible.
If we do the maths of the Paladin deal, it costs the Australian taxpayer 56 times more to house the refugees on Manus than it would here.
While Gladys Berejiklian taking a stand over the budget cuts to domestic violence support is a positive, it should represent her first step.
Yes, 2018 was a bad year, but this one is somehow worse. I, like many, am feeling the burn of compassion fatigue, but we need to keep going.
Adrian Cheok’s Order of Australia will now be discussed on a Senate level, as many are wondering how someone so abrasive can be honoured by the nation.
Australia is undoubtedly the immigration nation. However, I believe we need to have a frank discussion about what we can actually offer those who seek the boundless plains we share.