The shortage of goods during COVID-19 recalls the 'tea panic' of 1942

The recent and alarming reaction of sections of the public to a perceived threat of commodity ...  
Seeing past and beyond ‘population versus consumption’

A peaceful compromise between environmentalists and populationists would be a step towards a ...  
Dark side of Bumble Bizz: Predatory multi-level marketing

Once lauded for its women first approach to online networking, Bumble Bizz has become a breeding ...  
Netflix, Foxtel and spinning the pay-TV piracy issue

Online piracy has gone down because of competition in the pay-TV sector and is not due to the ...  
Is it legal for Clive Palmer to text us?

Steven Lopez explains how the annoying text messages people have been receiving from Clive Palmer ...  
The benefits of pill testing

While the debate continues over whether or not pill testing at music festivals should be allowed ...  
The attack of the pokies

Matthew Coscia provides an insider's view on the deceptive ways of the gaming industry.  
Coles lets environmental nightmare out of the (plastic) bag

Coles' now free reusable bags could lead to even more plastic going to landfill and entering the ...  
Is podcasting the new Gutenberg Revolution?

Podcasting is becoming an increasingly popular information source, writes Louis O'Neill  
It's time to say goodbye to low wage growth

Since the Government is reluctant to do anything about the problem of low wage growth, Philip Soos ...  
Just how private will your digital health records be?

With an untrustworthy Government known for data breaches, a system of digital health records won't ...  
Adoration and demonisation: Plastic bags, hysterics and a long romance

Plastic shopping bags are so deeply integrated into our every day lives that saying goodbye may ...  
Volkswagen, #monkeygate and the sham of corporate social responsibility

VW's latest rigged cancer tests scandal shows yet again that corporations can’t be trusted with ...  
The cost of petrol and the price of Government neglect

The Government is more concerned about what men and women do with each other in their bedrooms to ...  
Consumer win: Misleading conduct cases turn to scientific evidence

Recent cases of misleading and deceptive conduct show an increased role for scientific evidence in ...  
Allan Patience: What's next after neoliberalism?

Labor needs to step up to fight the unmitigated disaster of neo-liberalism.  
#NABandGrab outed for charging 28 per cent interest rate to blind, elderly farmer

After the "people's hero" Michael West ran the story of a an elderly blind farmer being cha ...  
Body Corporate Services and the strata scheme from hell (Part 2)

Dr Evan Jones continues his examination into an instance of "buyer beware" strata title own ...  
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