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Burning buildings and blind faith

Burning buildings and blind faith

A burning building is a chance for rebirth. A West entirely blind to its own insoluble faith is a chance only for death.

Assange's 'hacking' indictment the crime of protecting a whistleblower

Assange's 'hacking' indictment the crime of protecting a whistleblower

Julian Assange did what any good journalist should do: minimise his source's chances of being found out. But that is now conspiracy to commit a crime in the eyes of the US government.

All about the oil: a history of Australia's relationship with Timor-Leste

All about the oil: a history of Australia's relationship with Timor-Leste

Australia views itself as Timor-Leste's liberator. But the reality is that Timor-Leste has suffered for decades because of Australia's pursuit of oil revenue above all else.

Indonesia's hopeful young democracy is now under threat

Indonesia's hopeful young democracy is now under threat

The hope promised by the incumbent president five years ago has subsided, and the nation’s darker undercurrents of intolerance have bubbled to the surface.

Notre Dame and the disruption of our links to a living past

Notre Dame and the disruption of our links to a living past

The immolation of Notre Dame de Paris rips at the threads that link us to our ancestors and to our descendants, regardless of whether we're religious or not.

The slow burn of the gilets jaunes 

The slow burn of the gilets jaunes 

Our correspondent-at-large reports on the simmering tensions in Paris amid the yellow vest movement.

The WikiLeaks arrest is about the journalism, not the journalist

The WikiLeaks arrest is about the journalism, not the journalist

The debate over whether Julian Assange is a journalist or not serves no purpose other than to undercut future press freedom.

The case against Julian Assange

The case against Julian Assange

The US government has just unsealed the charge sheet against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Read it for yourself.

Free hugs and fatigue: Christchurch one month after a tragedy

Free hugs and fatigue: Christchurch one month after a tragedy

From schools to hospitals and newsrooms, Christchurch is a city heaving under shock and trauma one month after a deadly mosque attack.

What happens to Assange now?

What happens to Assange now?

Barrister and legal adviser to Julian Assange, Greg Barns, discusses the developments in Assange's case and what's likely to come next.