October 13, 2015 10
Australia has accepted the watchful eye of the master for so long that we don't know how to do anything else.
October 12, 2015
When everyone on the internet feels that they should have an opinion at all times, things get ugly.
October 6, 2015 11
Screwing people at the bottom half of income distribution doesn’t actually work to stimulate an economy. Plus, it can be fatal.
October 5, 2015
The ABC is not helping people with mental illness. You know what would help people with mental illness? Actual healthcare.
September 29, 2015 22
Advertisers can sell a product to young people with relative ease, but the matter of selling them, or anyone, a message of morality is rather more complex, especially coming from government.
September 22, 2015 11
Elevating more women to cabinet positions does not actually improve the lot of women in Australia.
September 15, 2015 17
Was it the patronising misogyny face? The onion? The constant references to the Nazis? Here's how Tony came undone.
September 10, 2015 19
Abbott has managed the incredible feat of turning a serenade to the base and an act of unproductive war into significantly increased approval. God help us all.
September 9, 2015
A heart-wrenching photograph does not allow us to understand the Syrian conflict, because it is the result of a thousand bad, banal decisions, which is a truth we don't want to acknowledge.
September 3, 2015 13
Tony Abbott seems determined to bog Australia down in another war in the Middle East, even though it is bad for Australia and even bad for Abbott himself.