October 19, 2017 56 Comments
People opposed to euthanasia are not the "emotional" ones. And, for the moment, it is impossible to justify voluntary assisted dying from a left perspective.
October 18, 2017 48 Comments
Gen X, Y and Z culture commanders have rallied the troops after a bunch of year 12 students expressed their dislike of a set text from their HSC exams. The horror!
October 13, 2017 23 Comments
Paradoxically, the one industry that won't be reformed is Hollywood.
October 12, 2017 72 Comments
When you imagine the level of rage that Tony Abbott must be living with, the "climate change is good" speech makes perfect sense.
October 11, 2017 11 Comments
Despite its diversions, the implementation of Obamacare was the right move, politically and policy-wise, which generated a class of people -- in their millions -- with something concrete to lose from its removal.
October 6, 2017 38 Comments
The public sphere, in this country and others, has been undermined by an unwillingness to defend it, even as the ground shifts beneath it.
October 5, 2017 32 Comments
Milquetoast Theresa May looks closer to political death everyday, leaving the helm of the Good Ship Tory (and Britain) up for grabs.
September 29, 2017 1 Comment
STOP PRESS! WikiLeaks has run a campaign on Catalan independence, at a crucial point ... just as it has run campaigns during other elections and referendums.
September 28, 2017 27 Comments
The media hall of shame is now giving out same-sex marriage plebiscite showbags: On the Monthly blog, Sean Kelly says that non LGBT people should stop making comments on the Yes case’s piss-poor strateg-, sorry, on the Yes case’s strategy. If the Yes vote loses, it won’t be anything to do with strategy, it will […]
September 27, 2017 32 Comments
Evidence that the nation-state is crumbling as an organisational precept for our world abounds: in the Catalonian referendum, the Kurdish election and Trump's war with the AFL.