The criticisms against Liu straddle genuine concerns about influence and mundane xenophobia, but there's a bigger section 44 question here.
Every other Australian state has decriminalised abortion; shouldn't this have been simple? Progress, unfortunately, always comes with a price.
What’s the deal with this bill? Is it a Christians-only thing? Crikey answers these questions and more.
After George Pell, high-profile people have signed out from the police, the courts, the jury system, the burden of proof and the entire rule of law. Welcome to the new abnormal.
Anyone attacking the trial verdict, attacking the appeal decision, or ignoring the facts is recklessly undermining the rule of law. There can be no place for it.
Suicide is still against the law in many countries. How did it come to be considered a crime in the first place?
In terms of justice, truth, morality or social relevance, Shayna Jack's controversy contributes nothing at all.