Guy Rundle August 22, 2017 34 Comments
While the Yarra and Darebin councils' decision to stop honouring Australia Day has the best intentions at heart, encouraging councils to act unilaterally could ultimately backfire on the campaign for an indigenous treaty.
Stephen Mayne August 21, 2017 3 Comments
Paul Bendat was a successful businessman, but more importantly he was passionately moral and generous. Stephen Mayne reflects on a life devoted to pokies reform, philanthropy and endeavour towards a better world.
Helen Razer August 17, 2017 7 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.
Guy Rundle August 16, 2017 28 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Donald Trump all but rescinded his initial condemnation of the Charlottesville horrors.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.
Guy Rundle August 14, 2017 17 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.
Helen Razer August 3, 2017 19 Comments
At no time in human history have so many been so cultish in their devotion to so many bad ideas.
Helen Razer July 20, 2017 14 Comments
Don't lecture millenials for tragedy selfies, they are just following an age-old practice.
Bernard Keane June 26, 2017 4 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.
Bernard Keane May 12, 2017 3 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.