As the war in Syria becomes all the more serious, it's easy to blame Donald Trump. However, we'd be wrong in doing so.
Yes, 2016 was a bad year, but this one is somehow worse. I, like many, am feeling the burn of compassion fatigue, but it behoves us to keep caring.
Pauline Hanson’s divisive comments on education yesterday are merely the tip of a very problematic iceberg. The solution lies within, and from the top. We need leadership to enable a vast rethink.
You’re you. But we, by our very existence, are cursed. Graced with consciousness we use to place ourselves above others, our luck is that we exist at all.
It’s almost been 50 years since I fought in the Vietnam War, 50 years since I shot that man for this country. However, while he’s buried and gone, he’s with me too.
I’ve spent the last nine months seeking rational news, in an effort to kill the lizard brain. Did it work? I don’t know, but here’s what I learned.
They’re two vastly opposing spheres of political thought, but Islamic extremism and the far-right actually need each other to survive, to keep on hating each other. Here’s how.
The June 4 attack on London has taught us something about policing the world we face. We can walk the logic path espoused by Mayor Sadiq Khan, or the reactionary whims of Donald J. Trump.
George Brandis seems to have a problem with privacy, namely how our generation uses it. Perhaps if he did his research instead of making generalisations, he’d see we’re trying to safeguard it.
I have something to admit. I live for the low blows and logically-inept battleground of Internet comment boxes. I know it’s a war where nothing is ever won, but I shoulder arms nonetheless.
Yesterday’s abhorrent treatment of novelist Roxane Gay proves one thing: we treat guests in our country appallingly.
Conspiracy theories exist largely because of mainstream media’s lies. So when that same media admonishes the theorists, it’s a case of the pot calling the kettle suspect.
The proposed changes do nothing but subject potential Australians to unnecessary financial hardship and a series of uniform tests to prove something unique as their “value”.
Dishonesty is rampant in our lives, however lying to ourselves is a far more dangerous pursuit. But what to do when you catch yourself out?
The attack on Andrew Bolt highlights the nature of discourse in this country, and no amount of sparkle can distract from it.
Love is a fine thing, but gets old quick. The only true solution to making it last is doing things you absolutely hate.
Keeping water sources clean has been a problem our species has always faced, however, Australian Rebekah Brown has an ingenious and easily applicable solution, especially in the third world. Genius.
We live in troubling, sensitive times. A time where harmless jokes offend, and indeed the harm we feel is also a joke.
Grayson Perry’s latest project looks to project the voice of the Brexit-affected masses, but if both sides of the vote profess a love for their country, was the makeup chair worth the effort?
Over the past 18 months, I’ve been inundated with 1,600 requests to perform in Miss Saigon. Yet still, as an Australian of Vietnamese descent, if you consider the industry whitewashed, I call it a tsunami.
This is the end, my flabby friends, the end. With McDonald’s set to consign their Create Your Own option to history, I say boo. Boo that sir, indeed. It was the only reason why I still went.
Fortunately, the incident aboard the Malaysian Airlines flight yesterday wasn’t Terrorism. Crisis averted, sure, but as we wipe our brows in relief, are we ignoring the more pressing issues?