After being braced by the slip of the coolest kid from school, I’ve decided to let myself go and enjoy the downward spiral.
I’m in prison serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. But I’d like to tell you about one of my bunkmates, Mitchell, and how things in prison are rarely as simple as they appear.
As we become more connected, I believe judgement will become a virtue. And I believe we should not fear to form an opinion, we should see it as an act of courage.
The social conditioning Wimbledon creates is unique. For a couple of weeks, rich and poor, elite and every day dutifully comply with strict rules of etiquette and behaviour.
I believe that the Internet and the information it promotes, whether true or false, harmful or heartening, is our great responsibility to keep afloat.
The Left and the Right in this country are nowhere near each other. Which is why I’m claiming the ATO failing to process our tax is a boon. It is a mistake we could all enjoy. Together.
Post-Brexit Britain of ancient literature clashes with the realities of modern one, a schism wonderfully kept within the walls of German supermarket Lidl, who urges customers to “Buy British”.
Yesterday, Ken Wyatt discussed his plan for constitutional recognition. Today, Uluru is packed with people climbing the rock before the ban. The debate about including us is set to exclude us, and be typically ugly.
I believe the land of internet discourse is beset by a mob mentality. Anyone who is seen to offend is often subject to a witch-hunt. Discourse is dead, and we killed it.
I’m two months into fatherhood, and what I’ve experienced is far different to anything I’ve assumed. The feelings of detachment, escape and love are as real as they are insignificant.
Recently, Scott Morrison asked us how good Australia was. Not long after, it was July 4, a date where America drinks itself silly on self-love. But upon further examination, neither country is what they think it is.
According to a new poll, only 38% of Australians support Scott Morrison’s religious freedom laws, with the same measure supporting Israel Folau’s crusade.
The general narrative about our involvement in Vietnam is one of shame, opposition and bloodshed based on an accepted lie. Not all of that is strictly true.
After failing in 2017, the Ensuring Integrity Bill allows the Morrison government to interfere with union affairs, replete with powers to shut down organisations and sack their appointed leaders.
The Americans have pursued terrorism since 2001, but what they’ve really achieved is a great crusade without end, both in lives lost, and profit gained.
With Peter Dutton putting his desire for leadership behind him, he has turned his attention back to vilifying those he believes places Australia at risk.
With Facebook, YouTube and Twitter freely swinging their ban hammer, I think we need to talk about censorship.
G20 summit Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin joked about Russian subversion of the US democratic process – while that very thing was happening to.. Democratic candidate Kamala Harris.
The victory of the Morrison government may have highlighted it, but the centre-left remains in opposition all around the world.
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.
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.