The government's focus should be on convincing voters it is working in their interests. Instead, Scott Morrison is obsessed with placating the far right.
A recent conversation between Michelle Obama and Roxane Gay illustrates that the idea we can "stay out" of politics is a false one, writes our Yale correspondent, freelance writer Emma Shortis.
Tony Abbott, in his clarion call, said vote No for religious freedom and freedom of speech. Michael Bradley explores how Abbott's invocation of freedom relies on trampling over the freedoms of others.
Bob Brown is challenging the constitutional validity of Tasmania's protest laws -- a subject the guardians of free speech in parliament and the media have had little say about.
Does Malcolm Turnbull actually want to change section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act? Who the hell knows anymore.
Ask those who want to repeal section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act: just what is it you want to say, exactly?
From mankind’s divine freedom of speech to the Australian Human Rights Commission being a "get rich scheme for protected minorities", there are some eye-watering submissions to the 18C inquiry. Crikey intern Liam Apter rounds up the best.