Barnaby Joyce has claimed that the Nationals' electorates are Australia's poorest. Is he correct?
New data confirms the economy is in an extended period of stagnation that has left households, in some cases, poorer than they were six years ago.
We should not allow our government to slowly erode our humanity and our human rights, year by year, sneaky budget measure by sneaky budget measure.
Until we have a conversation about the systemic problems that are driving suicides among First Nations children, we cannot pretend we are a country that comes together in crisis.
Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: James M. Cain goes to Appalachia, the Australian way of poverty and annoying TV heroines.
The fact that those spruiking universal basic income are also those crushing workers' rights should signal the true designs of this so-called "leftist" policy.
One way to help fix the deficit is to streamline welfare by eliminating the bureaucracy with a negative income tax. In other words, just give people cold, hard cash.
SBS' much-hyped (and prematurely loathed) new documentary series was a far more balanced and honest tale than anyone expected, writes freelance writer Kavita Bedford.