Guy RundleSep 27, 201613 Comments
The pundits agree, it was Hillary wot won it. But punters in Ohio might not necessarily agree.
Bernard KeaneSep 27, 201617 Comments
No matter what its intention are on education funding, the Coalition can no longer be believed when it talks about public schools. It has turned this issue into a toxic mess for itself.
Guy RundleSep 27, 20168 Comments
The first debate has been a draw, with neither side drawing a knockout blow.
Sep 27, 20162 Comments
Every now and then, the real experiences of indigenous Australians disrupts our idea of things, but not nearly often enough, writes NT artist Therese Ritchie.
Bernard KeaneSep 27, 20162 Comments
More than two-thirds of Australians support the right to euthanasia, with only a small minority outright opposed, today's Essential Report shows.
Bernard KeaneSep 27, 20167 Comments
Support for constitutional recognition of Australia's first peoples is weaker than previously thought, and a high proportion of "don't knows" could prove fertile ground for opposition.
Alan DaviesSep 26, 2016
Helmets are not worse than useless -- they significantly reduce head injuries. It's time to stop staying otherwise.
Bernard KeaneSep 26, 20163 Comments
Media ownership law reform can't only be about how to protect diversity -- it must focus on the long-term viability of public interest journalism.
Professor Damien KingsburySep 26, 20167 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull has increased the number of refugees to 18,750, but that is a much lower number than we can comfortably support.
Josh TaylorSep 26, 20165 Comments
Did the Australian government pay people smugglers to turn back a boat to Indonesia in 2015?