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Razer: inept leaders fill the cracks in Western democracy with bullshit

Razer: inept leaders fill the cracks in Western democracy with bullshit

Helen RazerJun 27, 20176 Comments

Lately, I find it hard to resist the temptation of End Times thinking, writes Helen Razer.

'Cold War sentiment': how the Chinese community feel about the ABC-Fairfax donations investigation

'Cold War sentiment': how the Chinese community feel about the ABC-Fairfax donations investigation

Michael LiuJun 23, 20174 Comments

Chinese donations to and influence on Australia's political parties are everywhere in the news, but how does that affect everyday Chinese-Australians? Freelance journalist Michael Liu reports.

After Grenfell: are 'towers' even the best design for public housing blocks?

After Grenfell: are 'towers' even the best design for public housing blocks?

Alan DaviesJun 22, 2017

There is a dystopian stereotype about public housing that is remarkably common, which involves putting the blame put on all those damn high-rise towers.

After Islamic State is run out of Mosul, what then?

After Islamic State is run out of Mosul, what then?

Professor Damien KingsburyJun 21, 20173 Comments

Islamic State will almost certainly lose control of Raqqa. But that will not make the Middle East any less complicated.

How did the Australian media cover the Finsbury Park attack?

How did the Australian media cover the Finsbury Park attack?

Charlie LewisJun 20, 20175 Comments

Were the papers reluctant to call it "terrorism" as the alleged attacker was white and the victims were Muslim?

Rundle: as London becomes Baghdad, we will soon have to choose a side

Rundle: as London becomes Baghdad, we will soon have to choose a side

Guy RundleJun 20, 201713 Comments

We are not far away from a different form of militancy, on the streets of Western cities, and people will be called on to make their political and moral judgements accordingly.

What is Islamic State doing in the Philippines?

What is Islamic State doing in the Philippines?

Michael SainsburyJun 20, 20171 Comment

We are a month into the siege of the country’s biggest Muslim city, Marawi, by groups who have aligned themselves with the so-called Islamic State.

Should we stop building residential towers in the wake of Grenfell disaster?

Should we stop building residential towers in the wake of Grenfell disaster?

Alan DaviesJun 20, 20177 Comments

If no fire engine can reach up 20 storeys, should we stop building high-rise apartments?

How Trump destroyed America's claims to 'exceptionalism'

How Trump destroyed America's claims to 'exceptionalism'

Bernadette AnviaJun 19, 201714 Comments

For the first time in a long time, we are seeing an unexceptional nation that failed to show leadership when leadership was needed most, writes freelance journalist Bernadette Anvia.

Rundle: anguish turns to anger as London burns

Rundle: anguish turns to anger as London burns

Guy RundleJun 15, 201724 Comments

This hideous Grenfell Tower fire has already had a political effect, further delaying the making of a deal between the Conservatives and the DUP -- and the deal could unravel entirely.

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