On resisting the ‘bonk ban’, ‘business bashing’ and other phrases made to distract us

On resisting the ‘bonk ban’, ‘business bashing’ and other phrases made to distract us

February 20, 2018 4

We all know language is loaded with politics and vested interests, so why do we still happily buy into these lazy phrases?

Ed-onomics: could popstars like Ed Sheeran bankrupt Australia?

Ed-onomics: could popstars like Ed Sheeran bankrupt Australia?

February 20, 2018 4

The upcoming Australian tour is set to move so much money that it has more in common with a significant import than a pop act.

How poems from the Pacific Islands are fronting the fight for climate justice

How poems from the Pacific Islands are fronting the fight for climate justice

February 14, 2018 3

Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner explains how climate change is devastating her home, the Marshall Islands.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

February 13, 2018

The big guns where brought out by Nine and Seven, and a close night ensued.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

February 9, 2018

Channel Seven will be hoping the Winter Games aren't a total wipeout.

What if we dramatically cut our sugar consumption? Um, we already did.

What if we dramatically cut our sugar consumption? Um, we already did.

February 6, 2018 16

Australians have already reduced their soft drink consumption by far more than a sugar tax would ever achieve -- but we still got fatter.

The government is right: sugar tax is rotten policy

The government is right: sugar tax is rotten policy

February 5, 2018 22

The public health lobby is demanding a sugar tax to reduce soft drink consumption -- but there's no evidence from other countries that have tried it that it has any health benefits.

Why it’s pointless to single out actors who work with Woody Allen

Why it’s pointless to single out actors who work with Woody Allen

February 2, 2018 1

While renewed scrutiny of alleged sexual predators is always welcome, punishing actors who work with them is a futile form of activism and justice.

How an Islamic fashion exhibition exposed the true Aussie spirit

How an Islamic fashion exhibition exposed the true Aussie spirit

January 31, 2018 20

Hijabi fashion is here to stay, but The Australian didn't get the memo writes Shakira Hussein.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

January 30, 2018

Nine and Seven brought back some big guns, and one notable exception apart, it was a close night.