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Cardinal Pell v The Queen v Jesus v sex abuse victims — what's not to hate? 

Contributing editor-at-large Tess Lawrence joins some barely visible dots, where preserving the ...  
Our country's political decline isn't being helped by the mainstream media

Over the past few years, we've seen our Government go from bad to worse while news and mainstream ...  
Cat and mouse: Pell, child abuse and the Court of Appeal

Although the Victorian Court of Appeal upheld George Pell's conviction, the matter still lingers ...  
Pell's appeal rejected: Don't forget victims of Church sex abuse

The Victorian Court of Appeal's decision to uphold George Pell’s historical child abuse ...  
Pell decision a victory for all abuse survivors

Not only is George Pell's loss of appeal a win against his victims, but a triumph for abuse ...  
Wren's Week: Freedom of speech according to Jones and Hanson

Freedom of speech has been questioned this week by two people who only believe in it when it suits ...  
Colombia's reputation needs more help from Canada

Colombia's tarnished reputation has benefited from a trade agreement with Canada, but it's still ...  
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 ...  
Peter Dutton and the great Australian tourist visa scam

The abuse of power exhibited by Peter Dutton's Home Affairs Department has made a mockery of our ...  
'Ineffective': Age of criminal responsibility must be increased

The age of criminal responsibility must be increased, says Youssef Saudie.  
Beyond the gate: Former female prisoners failed by system

Current standards around parole and release are harming vulnerable women, writes Cate Altamura.  
The public has spoken: It's time to wage a war on wage theft

Recent revelations that top chefs have severely underpaid staff have raised awareness of the wage ...  
Newstart, wage theft and fat ducks

If you’re trying to "have a go" in order to put food on the table, don’t expect to "get a go ...  
Cottrell is no 'freedom of speech' advocate but a violent fascist

Authentic UPF Leader Blair Cottrell is no freedom of speech activist, he is an authoritarian who ...  
Combatting fake news

Is organised resistance to political falsehoods emerging and could this become an effective ...  
Disaster and death in Scandinavia

Slugger, the final chapter in Martin Holmen's Stockholm trilogy was hard to put down.  
The great Australian methamphetamine flood

Statistics show that Australia is losing its war on methamphetamines, so perhaps it's time to ...  
Sensible discussion in a surveillance state

Peter Dutton says he wants a sensible discussion about new powers to spy on Australians. So let's ...