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How the Yes campaign is being co-opted for selling undies, not solidarity

How the Yes campaign is being co-opted for selling undies, not solidarity

Helen RazerAug 17, 20177 Comments

Many brands and public figures are draping themselves in rainbow colours and proudly sloganeering for the Yes campaign. However, this is often more part of a cynical marketing campaign than useful solidarity with the LGBTI community.

Rundle: Trump giving voice to America's white nationalist past (and present)

Rundle: Trump giving voice to America's white nationalist past (and present)

Guy RundleAug 16, 201727 Comments

Donald Trump all but rescinded his initial condemnation of the Charlottesville horrors. Knowingly or otherwise, his actions are playing into a white, Christian nationalism that has a deep rooted history in America.

Rundle: Twiggy's Tarzan antics and the problem of the white saviour

Rundle: Twiggy's Tarzan antics and the problem of the white saviour

Guy RundleAug 14, 201717 Comments

Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest's fixation with the cashless welfare card is more about him playing modern Tarzan than what is good for indigenous communities.

Razer: Pete Evans releases new wellness 'doco' as philosophy and science crumble to low-carb dust

Razer: Pete Evans releases new wellness 'doco' as philosophy and science crumble to low-carb dust

Helen RazerAug 3, 201719 Comments

At no time in human history have so many been so cultish in their devotion to so many bad ideas.

Razer: tragedy tourism is older than selfies, so quit your outrage

Razer: tragedy tourism is older than selfies, so quit your outrage

Helen RazerJul 20, 201714 Comments

Don't lecture millenials for tragedy selfies, they are just following an age-old practice.

Murder rates in Australia have plummeted

Murder rates in Australia have plummeted

Bernard KeaneJun 26, 20174 Comments

A new study sheds light on how much murder has fallen in Australia in recent decades, and why that trend is set to continue.

Australians are better than everyone else at surviving cancer

Australians are better than everyone else at surviving cancer

Bernard KeaneMay 12, 20173 Comments

While cancer remains one of our biggest killers, we've made significant progress in treating it in recent decades -- and we're doing better than anywhere else.

Has political correctness failed?

Has political correctness failed?

Irfan YusufMar 29, 20172 Comments

Chris Kenny thinks that political correctness has failed "the mainstream"-- but what on earth does this actually mean?

Anti-vax Hanson still offshoring her conspiracy theories

Anti-vax Hanson still offshoring her conspiracy theories

Bernard KeaneMar 6, 201710 Comments

Pauline Hanson sources her conspiracy theories from Donald Trump, and sadly has embraced anti-vaccination, which is a conspiracy theory with a body count.

Greens remain Christmas grinches

Greens remain Christmas grinches

Josh TaylorDec 20, 20169 Comments

Greens voters still less likely to encourage belief in Santa than any other voters.