The Reclaim Australia rally protestors, amidst all the pushing, just wanted to get their point across. But they’re certainly not racists.
This week’s Long Reads re-examines our conceptions of sweatshops, and sports, as Silicon Valley turns to mystics for an edge in the market.
After an x-rated lovemaking video disgusted China this week, resident military theorist Maciej Radny outlines how we can use it in our favour.
Our man Burrill’s wrap this week tackles the Shenhua coal mine blowback, the Greek bailout, Iran and Donald Trump’s dalliance with the Cartel.
In this week’s current affairs wrap, the returning Michael Burrill questions Ray Martin’s credentials to scope Q&A, and the blurring line between Abbott and Shorten. As I return from a fortnight in which I undertook a deep and independent review of my life (it was found to be deeply inadequate, as usual), the fallout…
Restriction is the recurring theme in this week’s Long Reads featuring: Prison Food, Children and the Ex-Ex-Wife. What it’s like to actually eat the food in Oakland County Jail – Stephen Katz (Detroit Metro Times) It’s difficult to defend prisoners or have sympathy when they are in uncomfortable living situations, because we want…
Q&A: Keeping up with the Jones
A man’s self-imposed Exile into the wild, and an amazing refugee mystery features in this week’s Long Reads. Alone – Same Parker (Esquire) “What is human history, if not the story of man slowly becoming less alone?” Probably my favourite article that I have read in a while. I think a lot of us feel alone…
Michael Burrill’s #CurrentAffairsWrap tackles our PM’s removal of citizenship for extremists, the thawing of the Cold War and the emergence of Trump.
With the Domestic Violence Register being roundtabled, Ugur Nedim asks, “Do we need it?”
In the wake of last night’s Triggs vs Bishop stoush on QandA, TBS wants to know your thoughts.
A policy and politic special as Michael Burrill delivers TBS’ #currentaffairswrap, in a week of Sarah Hanson-Young, Joe Hockey, Pete Dutton and co dominating Australian news.
Richard Jackson’s weekly #longreads: the journalist who undid Sepp Blatter, Russia’s distortion of the news and the Clinton’s $2 billion global empire.
Michael Burrill’s #currentaffairswrap, TBS’ weekly news wrap up: citizenship, Nauru, IS, indigenous affairs and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Rich Jackson’s weekly #longreads – the internet’s longreads worth reading: Ultimate Marvel, forgiveness online and farewelling The Guardian’s Alan Rusbridger.
Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina cops a fair whack from Michael Burrill in his Current Affairs Wrap, although, as usual, ‘Tone’ doesn’t escape, and, unsurprisingly, both relate to the treatment of asylum seekers.
Rich Jackson’s weekly #longreads: how the press ended Bernie Sanders’ run for presidency, the unclimbables of north-west Canada, and the two-facedness of ISIS and revival of Shia in Iraq.
A good week in the world’s news? Nope nope nope, according to PM Tony Abbott. Michael Burrill brings TBS the weekly #currentaffairswrap: jihadists, people smuggling and worst of all, the PUP… Indonesia and Malaysia agreed this week to assist the 7,000 people still floating around out at sea, and shelter them for up to one…
From Tesla and SpaceX to animal protection endangering humans, Rich Jackson presents TBS readers the internet’s #longreads worth reading this week.
With potential cuts to Indonesian foreign aid leaked prior to the #Budget2015 and confirmed last night, Steph Lentz asks us all to take the fairness test and consider if such is right or wrong.
Rich Jackson’s weekly #longreads, on this Mothers Day covering Sepp Blatter and FIFA, suburban “preppers” awaiting our doom, holes in the law and a reluctant PB on Mothers Day.