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Wren's week: Labor victory and Eureka Day

This week, John Wren discusses the Victorian Labor victory, Scott Morrison's incompetence and why ...  
Ethical politics: Reforming our democracy

Kim Wingerei examines what needs to be done in order to make a successful change to Australia's ...  
Australian federal politics for beginners P2: The Nationals are not very national

For a party that only represents about 4.6% of the lower house vote, the Nationals Party is ...  
Mid-term neoliberal backlash for Macron in France

Nationwide unrest in France centres on widespread suspicion that Macron’s economy has only ...  
Victoria votes: All for one and one for all?

Despite bizarre advice on how the Coalition could "turn it all around" after #VictoriaVotes, Au ...  
Brexit: A Tory battle of carnage

How an internal battle within the British Tories has led to the carnage, chaos and confusion that ...  
The Whitlam dismissal: Four decades on

Even with all the changes wrought by Whitlam and subsequent governments, we still have the British ...  
Liberal Party harnesses i360 big data in time for 2019 Federal Election

Do we really want to follow the U.S. down the big data path of privacy-breaching voter profili ...  
Trump's America: A personal picture

America is now cowering to the power of a greedy, dishonest, immoral minority which is transfor ...  
Wentworth: The Australian Spring of democracy

Wentworth was not just a resounding loss for the Coalition but also the clearest message yet that ...  
Wentworth democracy

Our Prime Minister has declared that the Wentworth by-election threatens the stability of our ...  
Peter FitzSimons and Australia's search for independence

Terra Australis has come a long way since the rebellion of 1854 but that last step, to becoming a ...  
Privacy, media and politics: What are our rights?

Privacy is being eroded by media and government, writes citizen journalist Rosie Williams.  
Freedom of Speech: Why do we need to change?

Freedom of speech can be detrimental to the progress of an enlightened society unless it is used ...  
Reviews: The Knowledge Solution & Follow The Leader

As trust in our political leaders continues to decline, commentary decrying the malaise in which ...  
The ABC drama and Australia's system of governance

The ABC’s sacking of Michelle Guthrie and forced resignation of Justin Milne is related to ...  
Dan Tehan wants students to pay for 'free' speech

Student activists are facing the threat of being charged hundreds of dollars to organise a rally ...  
Australia and the new social democratic movement

Led by Bernie Sanders in the U.S. and the UK's Jeremy Corbyn, a new socially democratic force is ...