This week, Long Reads grapples with the effects of PTSD, the moral compunction of US drone strikes and the return of Tricky Dick Nixon.
Chetna Prakash looks at how city-dwelling, coffee-sipping Australians can make good on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
With the controversial metadata retention laws now in effect, Rob Idol explains why we should be concerned, and very, very afraid.
Ingeborg van Teeseling met Geert Wilders, and despite her personal opinion of him, she believes the decision regarding his visa was just.
With today’s general threat aimed at UNSW, TBS has spoken to those on campus to give their appraisal of the situation.
Dr Samara McPhedran enters the gun control debate, highlighting how we should look to the US for positives instead of the assumed negatives.
New to the Current Affairs Wrap desk is Rob Idol, who would like to make his introductions, before reminding us of the week that was. Hi Rob!
In the aftermath of the Parramatta tragedy, Ingeborg van Teeseling looks into her past where she and her friends were also engaging with terrorist literature.
Max Walden is pleased with Australia’s announced intake of Syrian refugees, but he wants to know what is in place for their arrival.
After Tucker Carlson’s comments on Australia’s gun control policy, Jordan King-Lacroix has fired back with his response.
Richard Jackson’s Long Reads this week showcases the reality of jury duty, the vacuousness of celebrity and the tactics of a polarising litigator.
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.
With the Radicalisation in Australia booklet set to be wheeled out in our schools, TBS has procured the teacher’s guide that accompanies it.
After NASA’s announcement of the Mars discovery, we here at TBS are let down by the outcome. We didn’t get the present we wanted.
With the Turnbull Government now settled, Rob Idol argues that the scrapping of the Border Force Act should be their first port of call.
Michael Burrill’s Current Affairs Wrap, touches on Malcolm Turnbull’s doublespeak, Shorten’s proposal and his ability to predict the future.
Now that Smokin’ Joe has left the ring, we want to know: between Joe Hockey and Wayne Swan, who was the better Treasurer? Rob Idol explains.
With the end of season looming, Rob Idol has your form guide to Malcolm Turnbull’s new squad as they march towards Grand Final day.
Michael Burrill’s Current Affairs Wrap faces ever changing Auspol beyond Libspill, Corbyn’s election in the UK and Vlad’s fingers on Syria.
Ah, Sunday again, Richard Jackson’s Long Reads faces cold cases, war correspondence and the position of the black man in US society.
With Tony Abbott gone, his decision to allow 12,000 Syrian refugees into the country remains; Rob Idol thinks congratulations are in order – for ourselves.