In the modern age, we often don’t have time to enter discussions armed with previous research. If you’re caught out, here’s how to mention that fact gracefully.
I have something to admit. I live for the low blows and logically-inept battleground of Internet comment boxes. I know it’s a war where nothing is ever won, but I shoulder arms nonetheless.
Yesterday, Bill Shorten railed against News Corp and made the nation feel something. However, last night’s debate was an exercise in apathy.
Last night, QandA donated their weekly discussion to all things Shakespeare. But with 96% of the audience agreeing with the panel, I’m wondering what was really debated.
With the results official, the real challenge is what comes next. While the postal vote split us, it is our responsibility to return as one, to debate.
It’s been a long time coming, but the marriage equality debate has exposed something galling about us. We have no time for the view we don’t agree with.
We spoke with the executive producer behind Q&A, Peter McEvoy and discovered how they pick the tweets that appear on the show, how they assemble the audience and how they ensure the conversation is genuinely national.
Keen to spend the Christmas holidays back home with the fam? Yeah, neither. To those seeking ways to dodge the Spanish Inquisition from relos you forgot about, here’s some sage advice: lie.
I’m bloody tired. Tired of being angry all the time. Tired of having an opinion, and having to force that onto others. So, tomorrow I’ll be doing my own outrage outage.
The far-Right continues to rise, but why? It is both the effect of populism, and the dismissive response that wears much of the blame.
Ruth Hatten argues that animal rights should trump human interests, as a prelude to The Ethics Centre’s IQ2 debate tonight.
With Jeremy Corbyn now atop the tree of UK Labour, Timothy Cootes wants us to re-examine the realities of those who sit on the left.
When we saw this brilliant satirical video showing Tony Abbott taking on Tony Abbott…we had to share it with you.
Debate and opinion in the Australian political stratosphere are about as clear as mud, claims Michael Burrill. Then again, that’s just his opinion…