With the Palaszczuk government caught out in a lie, meaningful protest seems to be under attack. But what rights do we have, really?
The modern discourse is in trouble. Instead of protest bringing change, I’ve found that it’s quickly just become a way to hear oneself talk, and facts be damned.
While protesting has always been part of us, pushing for change with the hands of extremism is new in the human experience.
This morning, vegan protestors disrupted the country, stopping traffic, annoying the police and forcing the Prime Minister to comment. I have a problem with this.
Today, kids around the world are protesting climate change. They’ve had to endure rising levels of tone-deaf criticism from the so-called adults.
With Macron buckling to the demands of the Paris protestors, it’s easy to assume that violent protest is the best avenue toward progress. But will it work outside of France?
Yesterday, more school-age children met the government to protest climate change. Disappointingly, no existing laws protect them.
Our school kids skipping school to protest the Government’s inaction should be an example to follow. In fact, compared to the people who govern us, they seem like the adults
Last night, I attended the Opera House demonstration. Strangely, it enabled something rarely felt in Sydney: rampant waves of collective optimism.
With Racing NSW citing “security concerns” around the Everest race, eyes now turn to the protest that seeks to literally outshine the illumination of the Opera House.
Fake News is very much that the family house you grew up in, the one that’s now a petrol station. The one with ghosts, spiders and Donald Trump in it.
This week, a student was threatened with suspension for refusing the sing the national anthem. The politicising that followed illuminated the ideas of what we consider nationalism.
Despite the calls for a Nike boycott, the company featuring Colin Kaepernick in a new campaign isn’t likely to bring the brand to its knees.
Last week, we magnified the story of Elin Ersson saving a migrant from being deported. This week, we discovered the truth…and ignored it.
The destruction of Donald’s celebrity star has presented us with a question. Is it a meaningful protest, or just pointless vandalism?
Today, a Swedish student named Elin stopped an asylum seeker from being deported. We might celebrate her stand, but in reality, it changes nothing.
1968 was a year beset by great division, one that birthed great international protest. If we’re looking to change the world of tomorrow, we should look to yesterday.
In a bill that was rushed through last week, the Turnbull government has clamped down on freedom of expression under the guise of national security.
Very quietly, the Berejiklian government has granted itself new powers to criminalise protest and stop us from gathering in protest.
Well, Good Morning. Overnight, Kate Spade left us, Donald Trump made an adult decision and our friendly, simple upstairs neighbours turned 159.
One more sleep. Overnight, the NFL decided to free America, the man to fill Arsene Wenger’s puffy jacket was named and Twitter discovered Japan.
Wage growth is stifled, industrial action is non-existent. We spoke to ACTU secretary Sally McManus about the change she looks to enable.