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“Congestion busting” just got harder: Scott Morrison accelerates population rush

Stephen Saunders believes that we need to start a conversation about our ever-growing populatio ...  
Morrison's victory was built on Australian identity politics

Identity politics is not only within the orbit of the left: it was harnessed by the Coalition to ...  
Rewarding rorting and bad behaviour: Why many LNP politicians were re-elected

It's baffling that politicians like Christensen and Dutton achieved swings towards them and ...  
This Election saw the revival of white supremacy, nationalism and exclusion

The plethora of racist, white supremacist and Islamophobic parties and candidates rolling up for ...  
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 ...  
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