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Newstart and the casualties of the arts

No one is immune to potential poverty and the crippling effects of being on the Newstart allowa ...  
Battles at Queensland University: Starting to look like conflicts of the past

The recent protests at Queensland University are taking it back to a time when it was a leading ...  
Mass shootings are the new normal

In the wake of two mass shootings, Dan Jensen reflects on a time when these events weren't just ...  
The Kapani Warrior Program: "Deeds, Not Words"

The Kapani Warrior Program is showing what it takes to make a real difference against incarcera ...  
Politics of envy: Feeding the rich in an entitled society

It's about time the Australian Government started doing something to assist the poor and homeless ...  
Seeing through the great religious divide

In the wake of the Sri Lankan Easter attacks, we could reflect on the innocence of children to see ...  
Morrison and Shorten's Big Australia: The overpopulation problem

Ignoring environmental and urban congestion objections, the Morrison Government is committed to a ...  
WALK FOR JUSTICE: Walk a mile in the bare feet of refugees on Palm Sunday

Successive Australian governments have shamelessly and illegally treated refugees and asylum ...  
Dump Brexit and work for the children

Amidst the Brexit discussions, there has been a lack of focus on deeper issues such as child ...  
Less than Enlightened — event review

The Canberra Balloon Festival, part of this year's Enlighten Festival, was meant to be a joyous ...  
The women who protect our water

While the Government fails to act on the worsening Murray-Darling crisis, some powerful female ...  
A matter of borders: Julian Burnside appears for IA

Barrister and human rights advocate Julian Burnside gave an address at an Independent Australia ...  
GetUp launches Canberra election campaign

National activist group GetUp officially launched the Canberra leg of its election campaign ...  
Black Saturday: What have we learnt?

In the ten years since the Black Saturday bushfires of 2009, many improvements have happened in ...  
Brexitland: Opinions from the disUnited Kingdom

Two-and-a-half years later, one quiet corner of northern England reflects on their country’s ...  
Disaster narratives: Flooding in Townsville

Dr Binoy Kampmark takes a look at the good, bad and politically ugly side of the Townsville ...  
The challenges of overpopulation

The challenges of a stressed Earth go beyond the rhetoric of both capitalism and socialism.  
Australia and the overpopulation myth

The overpopulation, anti-people scare campaign sends xenophobic and racist messages.