While the Tasmanian election hinges on the issues of pokies, the connection between mainland political parties and the gaming industry is far more opaque.
The public’s outrage to Barnaby Joyce’s affair has been understandable, but gazing at the history of similar actions, don’t be surprised if nothing happens to him.
The old days of duping the populace at gunpoint are over, as yet another country has blamed Facebook for subverting their democracy.
We never set out to be our parents, but whether we want to admit it or not, even the most notable of liberal minds are now dangerously close to Pa’s conservatism.
As we speak, the Dutton camp is using their expanded powers to reduce the impartial nature of law, looking to install those who follow his rhetoric.
Our Fake News correspondent in Canberra, Frank Rarely, dwells on why January is such an agreeable month for politics and whether it might be possible to enjoy the same experience all year round.
It’s clear that the profession of politics is a dying industry, but I’m wondering if we can replace them with anything better?
As America tumbles ever closer to the pit, Aaron Sorkin is one of the few that can accurately chart the detritus and find hope in it.
Despite a whole city rising against his rhetoric, Peter Dutton’s tone is nothing new. In fact, blaming the other is a well worn path in Australian politics.
The Democrats stunning win in Alabama might be historic, but it certainly does not represent any sort of blow to the Republicans, or a turning of the tide.
Recently, a bill that would see Elon Musk and his ilk able to work above the state laws of South Australia was vociferously shot down. I think we should do it, as history has shown it to work.
While the focus might be on shadowy Russian forces subverting the internet, two more familiar companies are very noticeably clamping down on free speech.
We’re all veterans of social media battles fought over reactive predeterminations. However, now that we’ve witnessed the damage, is time to put down our guns?
After a study discovered that 75% of people no longer trusted their government, the next Brexit is a ‘when’ not an ‘if’.
Despite the earnest push toward outing sexual harassment in this country, it seems that there is one vocation that remains safe. Why?
Do you ever wonder why the politcal left always capitulates to the right in America? Well, there’s a very good reason for that.
The current discussion swirls around Donald Trump’s volcanic criticism of athletes disrespecting the flag. However, I contend that there’s something deeper at play.
As we look at the abyss of modern day politics and quietly weep, as we look to take a break, let us note our privilege of being able to take that easy way out.
The Census data was telling, and the response of our elected officials more so. This week has been a week of reality checks, but hope lies in looking toward the future, and not fearing it.
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 two cases of Abdel-Magied and Quadrant display how quick we are to judge, and show our inability to differentiate between something worth our outrage, and something not.
Facebook has introduced measures to curb fake news, but unfortunately, those measures actually embolden the spread of fake news with users worldwide flipping a middle finger to the censor.