Well, it was a week of negatives. Trump bombed Syria and Yassmin Abdel-Magied was kicked out of the US. But, one man went to extreme lengths to exhibit his love for Taylor Swift, and that’s something, right?
As the US becomes more divided, will old battlelines be redrawn, pitting Americans against Americans as it was 150 years ago?
Welcome back to another week of your life that you won’t be getting back. But don’t think about that, North Korea has launched warheads over Japan.
Morning! What happened while you were asleep? Well, we have a number of bombs that the US dropped in 2016, FIFA expanded the World Cup, and the dead horse of political entitlements was flogged anew.
We’ve let the Americans vote for their own President and it’s not gone well. So, it’s time to choose the leader the US should have. Vote now!
Our Editor-in-Chief lived a life completely devoid of political thought – until one night in September when a broken table changed everything.
The armed occupation of the Malheur National Refuge is now in it’s 19th day. Youtubers Vox summarise the Oregon Standoff. In three minutes!
With the Paris accord laid bare on the table, Rob Idol looks into the climate change agreement, and the governmental loop holes within.
Looking at our current Western values, Ingeborg van Teeseling seeks to answer the question: Are we who we claim to be, or something else?
Rob Idol feels that with the change of approach displayed by ISIS, we need to stop factioning the conflict and conquer ISIS through a united approach.
The Syrian civil war is a bloody and complex one. Youtube user Vox has summarised the origin and factions within the conflict. In 5 minutes!
Derryn Hinch returned to the Killing Fields of Cambodia, where the mistakes of the past sit awkwardly next to the mistakes of the present.
Everything old is new again in this week’s Current Affairs Wrap, with indirect proxy conflict between old enemies, Clinton in Israel and the return of murder to a notorious state forest.
Roger Pugh from Down Under Current is thinking ahead to those refugees fleeing the Trump presidency and thought he’d help them out a bit.
Dr Samara McPhedran enters the gun control debate, highlighting how we should look to the US for positives instead of the assumed negatives.
After Tucker Carlson’s comments on Australia’s gun control policy, Jordan King-Lacroix has fired back with his response.
Michael Burrill’s final Current Affairs Wrap highlights the US’ amnesia in the middle east, the UN study of migrants and the call for tighter gun control.
Our own Bronte O’Brien sat down with the creators of The Dollop, the searing cult hit making light of American history…and themselves.
Sam Blacker delves into the deep world of podcasts, presenting a quality selection from here and abroad.
Adventuring overseas, Tom Caru is having some trouble understanding the rules in the strange frontier he’s navigating; Detroit, Michigan.
A surprising hat (sombrero) was thrown into the Presidential Ring this week, with Sinaloa Cartel leader El Chapo running for the Democrats, as JKL reports.
After the Supreme Court’s ruling to legalise gay marriage in the US, JKL interviews those who are going the other way; to Australia.