Why teens’ protests over US gun laws demand serious attention

Why teens’ protests over US gun laws demand serious attention

February 21, 2018 15

US students have been making headlines recently for their vocal opposition to the nation's gun laws. And they aren't backing down.

Strange bedfellows as Syrian government moves to support US-backed fighters

Strange bedfellows as Syrian government moves to support US-backed fighters

February 20, 2018 1

The Syrian government has pivoted towards helping US-supported Kurdish forces in their fight against a Turkish invasion in Northern Syria, further muddling the region's complex web of alliances.

The Year of The Dog follows a dog of a year between Australia and China

The Year of The Dog follows a dog of a year between Australia and China

February 16, 2018 8

It's the Lunar New Year, and hopefully a time for a fresh start for gradually darkening Australia China relations.

Dope new study examines how we can tackle bikies

Dope new study examines how we can tackle bikies

February 14, 2018 12

The problem of effective bikie laws, which have been alluding authorities for the better part of a decade, would do well to look at the undeniable affects that drug legalisation has on organised crime

Imagine if our lazy banking oligopoly had to answer to US regulators

Imagine if our lazy banking oligopoly had to answer to US regulators

and February 7, 2018 4

Say what you like about the Americans, but their corporate regulators make ours look like PC Plod.

Yale Diary: religion, ecology and how to avert a disaster

Yale Diary: religion, ecology and how to avert a disaster

February 6, 2018 6

The recent Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale University, which promotes dialogue between faith and sciences, laid out a pathway for how to avoid planetary catastrophe.

Razer: State of the Union proves we’re on track for full-blown class warfare

Razer: State of the Union proves we’re on track for full-blown class warfare

February 1, 2018 28

Helen Razer imagines how the efforts of Jared Kushner, Stephen Miller and the ghost of Ronald Reagan made this 90 minute speech possible.

Crikey’s State of the Union Bingo Card

Crikey’s State of the Union Bingo Card

January 31, 2018 7

Crikey apologises in advance for this incredibly depressing game of bingo.

Rundle: don’t let the ‘madman’ fool you — the US’ foreign policy shift is calculated

Rundle: don’t let the ‘madman’ fool you — the US’ foreign policy shift is calculated

January 30, 2018 13

An obsession with Trump is blinding us to what's really going on: one of the most important historical shifts of recent decades.

Moody’s the latest to expose tax cut deceit

Moody’s the latest to expose tax cut deceit

and January 29, 2018 7

Ratings giant Moody's says Trump's tax cuts will be blown on share buybacks, not investment. Just like CEOs are saying. When will the lies about corporate tax cuts end?