Inflation is a gradual killer — and the poor desperately need help from Labor
Rising cost-of-living pressures are creating a living nightmare for those living below the poverty line. Government intervention is badly needed.
It’s valued in the billions, but Atlassian is losing money. And it’s not keeping up in a fast-paced industry
Once able to grow quickly and profitably, Atlassian is growing a lot more slowly than it used to, and it will need to spend big to achieve growth.
Trump is a confirmed unhinged traitor. And Murdoch is his unindicted co-conspirator
New evidence to the January 6 committee shows just how treacherous Donald Trump was, but will it prise loose his grip on the Republicans?
Police, governments, businesses track protesters. Here’s how to avoid being surveilled
From leaving your phone at home to wearing a mask, there are simple ways to make it harder to track your attendance at a protest.
NSW teens kicked out of care at 18: ‘Congratulations. You’re independent. Good luck.’
With no — or few — life skills and no help, many in the first year after leaving foster care are facing homelessness.
Press freedom in death throes as autocrats shutter media outlets of Nobel laureates
Less than a year after journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov were anointed the Nobel Peace Prize for fighting for press freedom, both their media outlets have been forcibly closed.
America has declared war on women. Could it happen here?
Australian women can be a little optimistic that what has befallen their American sisters won’t happen here. But we must remain vigilant.
Crowding out: another neoliberal myth bites the dust
Neoliberal ideas like ‘crowding out’ impede serious public debate about fiscal policy.
The number of people vaping, including pre-teens, is increasing — as is the accessibility of black market retailers on social media.
The conservative movement that overturned Roe v Wade has won its greatest victory, but don’t think it’s going to stop there.
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Confessions of a former staffer: Albanese cuts to crossbench staff is a ‘deliberate decision’ to block scrutiny
‘Imagine if your whole work department was cut to just you. The volume of work won’t change, or the expectations on its quality, but now it’s just you doing it.’
Fox and Murdochs lose another round in US$1.6b court case over channel’s Trump-inspired ‘rigged’ election reports
A US judge has given Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch more bad news in the suit brought by Dominion Voting Systems: sorry, guys, the case goes on.
A note from a not-so-precious lawyer: believing survivors doesn’t mean discarding the presumption of innocence
All the media had to do in the lead-up to the trial of Brittany Higgins’ alleged rapist was keep its mouth shut. Disastrously, that didn’t happen.
The residual number of Australians left in the lurch is relatively negligible.
Citizens need faith in critical institutions for democracy to work. Only trend-driven reporting can tell us who to trust.
While politicians are settling in, aged care faces a worst-case scenario on workforce
A report from CEDA shows a dramatic worsening in our aged care workforce problem — with little sign the government is rushing to fix it.
Our weird ignoring of COVID is part of a long history of arbitrary decisions about death
Who decides what deaths we deem to be important? As our current response to COVID shows, it’s complex and arbitrary.
From leader to loser: Roe decision makes US an outlier on abortion
Nearly 50 years ago America led the world in liberalising abortion laws. Now it joins Iran, North Korea and Russia in shredding them.
Cows, camping and wine tasting: TikTok users are sending coded messages to women seeking safe abortions
Social media users in the US and Canada are offering their homes and their help to women seeking out-of-state-abortions following the overturning of Roe v Wade.
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