Educator Polly Chester takes a dim view of Adrian Piccoli’s thin excuses in banning the screening of documentary Gayby Baby in a NSW school.
Scarlett Hawkins travels to Cambodia, and finds the promise of future change is shackled to the ghosts of the past.
In the wake of last night’s Triggs vs Bishop stoush on QandA, TBS wants to know your thoughts.
Following the death of 18-year-old IS Recruit Jake Bilardi, Ugur Nedim charts the Victorian Police proposal and the potential faults within.
Carole Lander attended the recent FGFP (Fair Go For Pensioners) rally in Melbourne, where she encountered Anne Learmonth, a long-time campaigner for human rights and remarkably crafty woman… While you would expect to see a crowd of older citizens at a rally organised by Fair Go for Pensioners Inc. (FGFP), on Wednesday 20 May, a…
Jacob Lynagh puts forth some potentially divisive and controversial #QuestionsForWomen in response to Clementine Ford’s #QuestionsForMen.
Hearing of the online reality TV show where fashion bloggers are sent to work in Cambodian sweatshops, Qinnie Wang has a new policy proposal: A “Reality Check” for every teen.
Bianka Farmakis understands the feminist label turning people off when it is synonymous with self-righteousness and bra-burning, but to turn away from the movement’s cause is to turn away from humanity.
As the US and Cuba broker a landmark deal to help mend their fractured relationship, Lachlan R Dale explains the history behind the fracture and applauds Obama for the breakthrough.
Incensed by the recently released US Senate Intelligence Committee report into the CIA’s use of torture during the Bush administration, Richard Jackson has written his own “Long Read of the Week.”
Gen Y are worse off than expected, Tony Abbott’s slump continues and Nick Xenophon tries to out-PUP PUP in this week’s Current Affairs Wrap from Michael Burrill.
Rich Jackson’s Long Reads this week bring us a superhero in NYC, mortician Caleb Wilde on death, Eric Posner’s case against human rights and Mike Seccombe on the environment.
Michael Burrill’s Current Affairs Wrap offers a grim start to the Christmas season with the PM’s broken promises, Eric Garner’s death, human rights and immigration woes and the ongoing conflict in Syria.
Major cases of human rights violations have recently been all over the media. Richard Jackson would like to draw your attention to two recent stories you might have missed.
It may have been bright smiles and pretty flowers when Julie Bishop went to Cambodia, but sending asylum seekers there will be quite the opposite…