Australia’s web regulator looking into Pauline Hanson’s Voice to Parliament domain registrations
Pauline Hanson is being reviewed by auDA for ‘cybersquatting’ on domains relating to the Voice to Parliament and the Uluru statement.
Pubs are buying facial recognition technology to track and record you
Facial recognition can be used to identify patrons, track their movements and even record their emotions, according to companies advertising to gambling venues.
‘Foolhardy and unrealistic’: the world according to NSW Agent-General Stephen Cartwright
Who is Stephen Cartwright, NSW’s $600,000 man in London? He’s had a lot to say over the years in NSW — especially about workers.
Imported stigma: Roe v Wade distorts Australia’s reproductive rights fight
New research has found that Australians’ opinions and attitudes to abortion are strongly influenced by what is happening in the US.
Has Ron Watkins, who many believe is behind QAnon, moved to Australia?
One of the world’s most influential conspiracy theorists has been spotted in Australia and some believe he may be planning on staying.
Your Say: Honourable members? Pull the other one
Another week of bonkers claims, counterclaims, secrets and lies in our political spheres has pushed Crikey readers to vent.
Republicans are defined by what they oppose — and little else
Against abortion. Against gun restrictions. Against taxes on the wealthy. What do Republicans actually stand for?
America’s jobs market is unstoppable, with inflation rising while wages fall
US unemployment has fallen to just 3.5% despite a series of big rate rises by the US Federal Reserve. What’s going on?
The stench overpowering the NSW government will not go away until the NSW integrity body throws open the windows and clears the air.
The former judge has a formidable reputation and the report from his latest inquiry will be essential reading for the Albanese government.
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Serious question: can we trust politicians to make any decisions properly?
Are appointments to office too important to be left to politicians, or should democratically elected people hold sway? The Barilaro scandal illuminates that tension.
News Corp delivers strong performance in a market cold on subscription businesses
After what seemed like a long period of running on the spot, the giant media organisation is delighted that its shares have risen 5%.
ABC’s new ombudsman Fiona Cameron brings a political past — but will it matter?
The political history of new ABC ombudsman Fiona Cameron is closely linked with the Coalition. Is there any basis for fears of political bias?
Media must abandon negativity bias to walk with Uluru Statement
For the Uluru Statement of the Heart to achieve its full potential, the Australian media must unlearn its reliance on conflict.
News Corp, adrift and aimless, rebrands as progressive outlet for critical thinking
The Oz has lambasted a Guardian faux pas about the Stolen Generations, curiously foggy on its extensive history of culture war baiting.
A victory in Kansas shows the sense of Australia’s abortion rights strategy
The referendum in Kansas saw 60% of voters protecting abortion rights, which bodes well for American women looking to claw back their legal dignity and liberty.
A Christian charity is promoting ‘abortion reversals’. Experts say they’re not safe
Genesis Pregnancy Support promises to connect people with a doctor to provide a medical abortion reversal, a procedure that experts say is ineffective and unsafe.
Maker of Australia’s unapproved vaccine blames ‘new world order’ for setbacks
After raising $1m to develop the unapproved vaccine, the pair behind it has sought more donations to a company helping to run the trial.
‘SURPRISE SURPRISE’: anti-vaxxers spread misinformation about the monkeypox vaccine
Quick to pivot from opposing the COVID-19 vaccine, anti-vax figures and groups are creating conspiracy theories about monkeypox vaccines.
‘Unethical’: crowdfunded online clinical trial giving ivermectin to treat COVID-19
Australians are bragging online that they’re able to legally take ivermectin thanks to a study given approval by a controversial institute.
Flying in the face of fact: are we all celebrities when it comes to emissions?
Whether you’re on a private jet or sitting at the back of a commercial plane, flying is still an elite, carbon-intensive pastime.
Evil is patient: why soaring temperatures won’t shift policymakers
Will a catastrophic summer in Europe deliver real change on climate policy? Not while states remain captured by fossil fuel interests.
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