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.
Current affairs this week: escalation in the Crimean peninsula, a racially motivated schoolyard assault, student protest against government climate change inaction, and further erosion for the Libs.
I recently returned home after years abroad, to find my country beset by stereotype. It’s time we question the truth – and our own thoughts – before lasting damage is done.
With 4,100 asylum seekers withdrawing their applications to Europe in order to travel back to the Middle East, Nicholas Harrington looks into the reasons why.
Weiwei’s latest piece of performance art marks a shift in his relationship with the West, as Chetna Prakash explains.
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.
Jordan King-Lacroix weighs in on the latest Trump scandal, speculating that what he insinuated was far more dangerous than what he said.
As Tony Abbott carried on with his solution to the refugee problem, Lachlan Dale ponders on what to do with our new Abbott problem.
Max Walden is pleased with Australia’s announced intake of Syrian refugees, but he wants to know what is in place for their arrival.
With Tony Abbott gone, his decision to allow 12,000 Syrian refugees into the country remains; Rob Idol thinks congratulations are in order – for ourselves.
Today’s Current Affairs Wrap on potential outcome for the 12,000 Syrian refugees, the trouble in Yemen and Donald Trump’s latest ally.
Jordan King-Lacroix reports on the enduring hardships that Syrian refugees are experiencing in their new lives…like having breakfast with Bob Geldof.
Rob Idol looks into the Aylan Kurdi tragedy and the Syrian refugee crisis, and explains how Australia can no longer afford to sit on her hands.