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Scomo, Trump and the Queensland factor

Scott Morrison's targeted, small-scale campaign resonated better with voters than Labor's broader ...  
Rich and powerful stand to benefit regardless of Election outcome

Will there really be a substantial change if the Coalition is booted from office, asks Rob Stew ...  
Vale Les Murray: Australia’s voice of the vernacular republic

One of the greatest living writers in Australian literature died at 80 on 29 April, writes history ...  
Wren's week: The Federal Election, Shorten's mum and the Murdoch press

This week, John Wren discusses the leaders' debates, Labor's chances of electoral success and the ...  
An open letter to our politicians: Save the oceans from plastic pollution

An open letter to Australian politicians and councillors — you are missing one very important ...  
On Australia's major environmental crises

In part two, Paul and Anne Ehrlich discuss the environmental issues facing modern Australia.  
Policy confusion and weirdness abounds in first week of Election campaiging

Even for Australian politics, last week was unusually gaffe-prone and bizarre, writes James ...  
A journey through Australia's many electorates

In anticipation of the Federal Election, Henry Johnston takes us across the wide expanses of ...  
Screen Themes: Shazam! vs The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Keeping the kids off the streets during school holidays can be a tricky prospect, so here's ...  
Wren's week: The Election has finally been called

This week, John Wren discusses the upcoming Federal Election, the Liberal's support for Adani and ...  
Can we ever have unity around immigration?

“It’s time to build a wall”, as infamously said by Donald Trump, has sparked debates all ...  
A necessary conversation: Reparations for Indigenous dispossession

Given the historical injustices meted out against Indigenous peoples around the world, reparations ...  
A matter of borders: Julian Burnside appears for IA

Barrister and human rights advocate Julian Burnside gave an address at an Independent Australia ...  
January 26 continues to divide the nation

Once again, January 26 has become a rallying point for white supremacists and the source of ...  
The Coalition invokes nationalism and the culture of fear ahead of 2019 Election

Because the Coalition Government is so pitifully bereft of policy, its only option is to fight the ...  
Scott Morrison's Australia Day farce

Morrison’s attempt to upgrade 26 January's national significance reflects its appropriation by ...  
The ANZACS: Ransacked by the Right

The ANZAC myth has been constructed to serve conservative interests, writes Bruce Haigh.