Monday, why. What happened while you were asleep? Well, Kanye changed his hair colour, Jim Jefferies started a new social trend in #FlipOffASympathiser and the responses to Trump’s executive orders were tabulated.
The full effect of Trump’s twisting of language and facts may be felt overseas, as his governance tactics may surrender the ground won by democracy over the past half century.
As the recent Berkeley protest against Milo Yiannopoulos shows, we are facing a political future split into “the ‘Libtards’ vs the racists”, where neither camp will get anything done.
In using “the forgotten people” to paint a portrait of victimisation, it looks like Menzies’ term has been more than a little bastardised in another attempt to drum up hysteria over the harm of immigration.
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Giselle, 11, thinks our reaction to a Trump Presidency is unreasonable.
Keeping this week’s shock result in mind, I’d like to pose a larger question: Is the system broken, and if so, how do we fix it?
Verónica Pamoukaghlián examines all the empty media smokescreens being thrown up during this election cycle that are clouding us from the real issues.
As we know from the marriage equality issue, sometimes government just doesn’t work. It is time we citizens took matters into our own hands?
With One Nation sweeping four seats and the Leftist world losing the plot, I contend that the Senate is finally an accurate representation of who we are.
Erdoğan’s moves since the Turkish coup have been compared to Germany of 1933. Have we been too quick to label, and missed the point?
In part three of our What’s Nexit? series: the response to the Brexit challenges not the result of the referendum but the democratic process which achieved it.
The turnout to Sunday’s March Against Mike was as varied as their complaints. But did a lack of direction harm them? And how much is Baird really to blame?
In an Auspol exclusive, TBS spoke with the new Australia Political Party, Flux, who want to return voting power to people through user-friendly technology.
Those who violently protest Donald Trump are merely strengthening his message, and weakening what they protect: democracy
The term “populist” has been thrown around the US election to negatively describe both candidates Trump and Sanders…but, what does it mean?
After Trump’s victory in New Hampshire and Baird’s recent trip, Ingeborg van Teeseling looks at ways the voting public can fix democracy.
Looking at our current Western values, Ingeborg van Teeseling seeks to answer the question: Are we who we claim to be, or something else?
Despite her landslide election win, the long road that Aung San Suu Kyi has walked upon is no closer to its destination, Max Walden writes.
With Jeremy Corbyn now atop the tree of UK Labour, Timothy Cootes wants us to re-examine the realities of those who sit on the left.
Ingeborg van Teeseling fears that the under the new metadata laws, far more liberties will be abused than protected.
After the marriage equality decision, Rob Idol looks upon the recent history of democratic rule-bending and casts a no confidence vote.
Musing on the idea of free speech, Ash Imani finds the natural equilibrium of public expression bloody hard…but worth it.