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'Carbon capture' is a get-rich-quick scam for fossil fuel companies

'Carbon capture' is a get-rich-quick scam for fossil fuel companies

Carbon capture and storage is a fossil fuel industry scam — one that the Coalition seems to be considering spending more taxpayer money on.

Both left and right miss the point in Folau furore

Both left and right miss the point in Folau furore

The latest upset surrounding comments by Israel Folau has once again revealed the left's tabloidism and the right's hypocrisy.

UK Tories pose online as independent fact-checkers

UK Tories pose online as independent fact-checkers

The Tories have been accused of misleading the public after attempting to temporarily rebrand their twitter as an anti-Labour fact checker.

AAT set for shake-up following Inq investigation

AAT set for shake-up following Inq investigation

The government is set to address AAT appointments following Inq's revelations of partisan stacking.

The Fascists Among Us: how right wing ideology evolves in plain sight

The Fascists Among Us: how right wing ideology evolves in plain sight

The Christchurch gunman emerged from a fascist subculture in which he’d previously been a minor and anonymous figure. The next killer will be the same.

Chinese army presence suggests a grim resolution for Hong Kong

Chinese army presence suggests a grim resolution for Hong Kong

The People's Liberation Army are yet to move on Hong Kong, but their appearance in the city presents an alarming outcome for protesters and journalists currently targeted by authorities.

China Matters, especially for big business

China Matters, especially for big business

Sections of Australian business would like there to be less criticism of China and more "nuance" and "soundness" in debate. But their latest attempt to tamp down criticism blew up, thanks to Beijing.

Climate polls suggest most Australians are 'raving inner-city elites'

Climate polls suggest most Australians are 'raving inner-city elites'

The Coalition would like us to believe that climate change is only a concern for a hysterical group of fringe-dwellers. But polling data says otherwise.

The debt that wasn’t: one woman’s story

The debt that wasn’t: one woman’s story

For 12 months, Elisha Mathews was pursued by a private collection agency over an alleged $800 debt she did not owe.

Inside the debt-collecting machine that’s chasing billions from people on government benefits

Inside the debt-collecting machine that’s chasing billions from people on government benefits

The debt collection industry is netting millions of dollars' worth of government contracts — yet, there appears to be little accountability for their behaviour in chasing robo-debts.