It’s a very special Court of Public Opinion this week, for we’ll be exacting a punishment on those who rule, the High Court of Australia.
With Abbott’s 12,000 refugees deciding to say “Yeah nah” to Australia, there’s a small group who are happy about it, explains serial satirist Troy Maguire.
Rob Idol looks back on the week that was, attacks in Cologne that divided Germany, a cricketing scandal that divided us and the child fathered by two twins, together.
With citizenship in the political discussion, Max Walden highlights the Vietnamese example as something to strive for.
After human teeth were recently discovered in a meal at Manus Island, Polly Chester has had enough; and she’ll be sending her own letter of apology.
Multiculturalism, Max Walden explains, is the main wall that separates Australia from the European Union.
Brutality and the suppression of free speech are the order of the day in Michael Burrill’s weekly current affairs wrap – whether it be in Texas, the Middle East or care of our very own asylum seekers policy.
Disturbing details about sexual assault in detention centres in the Moss review prompt Rach Mason to fears we will be judged by future generations for “casual” treatment of the truly vulnerable.
Michael Burrill’s current affairs wrap is all about “choices” – Jake Bilardi’s tragic choice of IS, PM Tony Abbott’s “lifestyle choice” for indigenous remote communities and, well, the PM’s appalling choices over asylum seeker policy.
In Tel Aviv, the 365 docobites crew connect to Teklit and hear firsthand the plight of a refugee who fled his homeland in search of freedom and a better life.
Countering PM Tony Abbott’s lashing out at the Human Rights Commission’s findings in The Forgotten Children, Lachlan Dale offers solutions to help get asylum seeker children out of detention.
Michael Burrill’s Current Affairs Wrap: environment in 2090, world leaders to Saudi Arabia, Peter O’Neill on asylum seekers, Brandis on metadata and Rupert Murdoch on Twitter.
Michael Burrill returns for this week’s Current Affairs Wrap, bringing us Tony Abbott in Baghdad, Charlie Hebdo, Nauru and unemployment.
Bruce Sinclair has a few words for Immigration Minister Scott Morrison on Human Rights Day 2014 around the latest stomping his portfolio has delivered to those seeking asylum in Australia.
Michael Burrill brings you up to speed on all the news you missed on the Foreign Fighters Bill, more Morrison mishaps and “global cooling” in this week’s Current Affairs Wrap…
In this week’s Current Affairs Wrap, Michael Burrill tackles climate change, metadata and Iraq, Andrew Wilkie’s asylum seeker outrage and the passing of ex-PM Gough Whitlam.
Beheadings, bombings, the budget emergency and boat people…Michael Burrill brings the news of the world to TBS in this week’s Current Affairs Wrap.
This week’s long reads by Rich Jackson feature the evil empire of the Koch Brothers, a health warning, Australia’s ongoing asylum seeker shame and fast, like REAL fast, food in NYC.
With mixed messages coming from Scott Morrison and the government on children in detention, the work of Love Makes a Way is just beginning…
Terror seems the word-du-jour in this week’s Current Affairs Wrap by Michael Burrill, although it’s not necessarily connected to terrorism…
Independent MP Alex Greenwich stands proud with the NSW Parliament as it supports his motion declaring that seeking asylum is a human right.
Kylie Beach and other Love Makes A Way protesters took their peaceful protest to the electoral office of Treasurer Joe Hockey on Tuesday, hoping to end the inhumane detention of asylum seekers…