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Democracy, social media and neoliberalism

In order to safeguard our democracy, a "smart" grassroots approach is needed to shift the balan ...  
Robodebt claims the life of a 19-year-old mum

Centrelink's robodebt scandal has been claiming the lives of people struggling with debt, yet our ...  
Morrison Government profits from the 'depravity' of the poor

Along with the indignity of the social stigma against people living in poverty, the Government is ...  
A community fix for Australia's second-rate rural broadband

Over the last decade, Australia has spent $5.5 billion on satellite and fixed wireless broadband ...  
Wren's Week: G7, Porter's religious freedom bill and the Indue welfare card

When Scott Morrison wasn't being useless at the G7 summit, he was showing support to the crippling ...  
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 ...