Democracy
Voice to Parliament valuable first step towards a republic

While enacting an Indigenous Voice to Parliament is crucial, a broader discussion must also take ...  
Voice to Parliament: 'Yes' vote has many enemies

Australia is moving towards defeating a referendum on an Indigenous Voice to Parliament, because ...  
Indigenous arguments against the Voice exist — but the media is hiding them

While many Indigenous figures support the proposed Voice to Parliament, there are still some who ...  
Taxing the super-rich a good start to ending wealth inequality

Pressure is mounting for the Albanese Government to end the Coalition's legacy of neoliberalism ...  
Mark Dreyfus’ exclusive media diversity club

Following the Coalition's example, News Corp and Nine have been prioritised over small independent ...  
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EDITORIAL: Mark Dreyfus’ exclusive media diversity club

When Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus announced a national media roundtable to discuss fostering ...  
Voice referendum: The devil is in the lack of detail

Leaving the establishment of an Indigenous Voice to Parliament to a referendum without a clearly ...  
Constitutional change requires a courageous strategy

Constitutional change is possible and a proposal should be given to the Albanese Government on how ...  
Strike action — a resurgent force in 2023

In the midst of a worldwide cost of living crisis, the right to industrial action is back on the ...  
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Gaoling a president is a helluva challenge, but sometimes it has to be done

Safeguarding democracy worldwide looms as a major task for 2023, requiring global collaboration to ...  
An Australian republic should start with a new Constitution

The Australian Constitution is an archaic document that doesn't reflect the values of contemporary ...  
Chaos erupts after far-Right attack on Brazilian Congress

Far-Right supporters of ousted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro have failed to overthrow the ...  
America's Right-wing destroying U.S. democracy

America's Republican Party, along with other Right-wing extremists, has caused chaos and division ...  
The danger of a second Trump presidency still looms

Despite Donald Trump facing a slew of legal problems, there is still a slight chance of the former ...  
#2 TOP IA STORY OF 2022: Friendlyjordies allegations against Dutton met with silence

We noticed Friendly Jordies, even if the mainstream didn't — well before his house got fireb ...  
Voters everywhere made the world a safer place in 2022

Election results over the year now ending offer grounds for hope for democracy.  
Putting the fork to pork-barrelling and branch-stacking

A record upswing in votes at the Federal Election in May for minor parties or Independents shows ...  
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The problem with Australia’s media

Australia’s news media is demonstrably worse than every other developed democracy — but it ...  

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