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Michael Brooks was a modern left-wing hero

Political commentator and writer Michael Brooks passed away at the age of 36. He was committed to ...  
The AFL's unhealthy obsession with violence

AFL broadcasters and commentators routinely glorify on-field violence, writes Alex Hipgrave.  
COVID-19 pandemic has affected food security and sustainability

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation says that COVID-19 could seriously impact ...  
Racism, neo-colonialism and 'whitewashing'

This social moment shouldn't be used to disempower black people from addressing issues of syste ...  
Modern consumption harms environment, health and animal life

Is ethical nourishment the key for a more prosperous world?  
Screen Themes: Space Force vs Tommy

As reality TV continues to clog the airwaves, entertainment editor John Turnbull checks out a ...  
Denying protest: The university sector and freedom of expression

There have been countless pieces written on the coronavirus' impact on the Australian higher ...  
Proposed university changes undercut value of education

Large-scale changes for Australian universities, ostensibly an emergency move for COVID-19, look ...  
Stories of love and loss

Love and Loss, edited by Renee Hollis, is the latest volume in Exisle Publishing’s 'Timeless ...  
Scott Morrison's repent: A letter of apology to Australians

I dreamed that Scott Morrison woke up one day and was filled with regret. He was so overcome with ...  
The rise of the Australian smart city

Moreton Bay is benefiting from adopting smart city infrastructure, writes Paul Budde.  
Raelene Castle's demise wasn't good for Australian rugby

Matthew Peel unpacks the recent history of Australian rugby, arguing that former CEO Raelene ...  
Down and out: The homeless fight for survival during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has plunged the homeless into further peril, difficulty and suffering ...  
Australia in the world: An interview with journalist Hamish McDonald

Walkley-award winning journalist Hamish McDonald speaks to Branko Miletic about the state of ...  
WWII veterans in aged care, like Cliffy Elliott, organised own Anzac service

Many weeks ago, the Department of Veterans Affairs cancelled all Anzac Day memorial services, both ...  
COVID-19 infections and deaths may spike in flu season

The coast is not clear in Australia: there might be more COVID-19 pain in the coming months ...  
COVID-19 raises doubts about our reliance on international students

The Australian Government must reassess its international student intake, both for the good of the ...  
Still in the dark over COVID-19, testing and re-testing is vital

To hedge risk, we need to estimate the risk. Yet COVID-19 involves too much uncertainty to ...  

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