January 13, 2012 1
There is a growing recognition in the international community that engagement, rather than sanctions and diplomatic isolation, is fast emerging as a more productive strategy in pressuring the Burmese government to reform, writes David Hopkins, a foreign relations masters graduate and Burma researcher.
November 8, 2011 1
In today's Media Briefs: Onya Rupe, for a generous ‘gift of love’ ... Ludlam and the News-employed Marxist ... It's OK, Gillard's not a head of state and more ...
October 11, 2011 38
"Cuba"? What the heck do any of us know about broadband policy in Cuba, Mr Turnbull? Oh wait. I get it. Communism. Well played, sir.
August 4, 2011 11
The voluntary filtering being introduced by some of Australia's major internet service providers (ISPs) is on shaky legal ground.
July 5, 2011 27
Labor and the Coalition combined to give ASIO new powers last night. We still don't know why.
June 17, 2011 7
A senior attorney-general bureaucrat has struggled to explain to a Senate committee the rationale for amendments broadening ASIO's remit to spy on organisations overseas and tried to duck questions about whether the amendment would enable ASIO to spy on WikiLeaks.
November 1, 2010 7
Greens Senator Scott Ludlam has slammed the Attorney-General’s Department (AGD) over what he called the information "vacuum" surrounding its secretive discussions with internet service providers (ISPs) and other bodies over a data retention scheme for law enforcement.
August 19, 2010 4
In last night’s “community forum”, half the questions were “swinging voters” demanding to know what politicians are going to do for them personally or for the industries they work in.
February 23, 2010 2
The counter-terrorism white paper issued today is long overdue and foreshadows a welcome shift in discourse on terrorism, writes Greens Senator Scott Ludlam.
December 21, 2009
McDonald's do some sly online surveys about which experts you most trust. Plus, a pretty clear sign that MySpace has lost its cachet with online social networkers.