March 15, 2018 26
White farmers in South Africa have been pretty bemused by Peter Dutton's recent comments. Here's why.
January 17, 2018 7
New restrictions on visitation to Australian detention centres seem needlessly cruel. Rebekah Holt investigates the results of such measures and asks why they're deemed necessary in the first place.
November 13, 2017 12
Industries like sporting and tourism could be turned into tools for fighting indefinite incarceration.
November 7, 2017 43
The horror story unfolding on Manus Island is due to a democracy deficit not an "empathy deficit".
November 6, 2017
Good morning, early birds. The largest leak in history has implicated the rich and famous in a hidden network of shadowy tax accounting. Plus, the two Coalition parties fall to infighting over the task of appointing a new Senate president. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
September 22, 2017 1
Since violence against their friends and family in Myanmar erupted in late August, Lakemba's Rohingya community has convulsed as loved ones disappear.
September 19, 2017 2
Suu Kyi needs to find a way to end her galling stasis on the Rohingya. Just maybe, Pope Francis can help her.
August 29, 2017 22
The government's recent announcement that the few asylum seekers on Australian soil will have their support cut off seems needlessly cruel. But it is actually part of a considered plan to avoid judicial responsibility.
August 28, 2017 22
The government has announced it will stop providing welfare to asylum seekers living in Australia for medical treatment. But how many such people are there, how did they get here in the first place, and is the move really about preventing a court challenge?
August 1, 2017 19
Whatever our failures in other initiatives, we are world-standard in the production and calibration of cruelty and fear.