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Racism, assimilation and the need for a culturally-diverse nation

Diverse cultures should not be suffocated by requiring migrants to assimilate into Australia ...  
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 ...  
Why it's a climate emergency

Despite continuing loud outcries from professional climate deniers such as Andrew Bolt, there is ...  
When gaol is better than Newstart

Saying that “the best form of welfare is a job” is like saying “the best form of hospita ...  
Telstra and the second rate NBN: The gloves are off

It is becoming clear that the Coalition Government and NBN Co are struggling to save the NBN from ...  
The Temporary Exclusion Bill and 'career bigot' Raheem Kassam

Media editor Dr Lee Duffield considers the relevance of the Temporary Exclusion Bill in light of ...  
Barnaby and those damn bills

In a rare fly-on-the-wall audio recording, Barnaby Joyce shares with IA his daily struggle to ...  
Retailers also thrown on the Coalition’s scrapheap

Along with pensioners, Newstart recipients and low-income earners, the Morrison Government has now ...  
Independent Australia's Winter Campaign

When I founded Independent Australia on 24 June 2010, my goal was to build a factual, truthful ...  
Trump, Johnson and Morrison: Clown or horror show?

It’s tempting to compare of Donald Trump, Boris Johnson and Scott Morrison as the Three Stooges ...  
Trevor Poulton responds to defamation by Scott Morrison

Lawyer and Labor Party member Trevor Poulton was the victim of defamatory comments made by the ...  
Wren's Week: Our slowing economy and inept Parliament

This week, John Wren looks at why our economy is stalling as well as more Liberal Government ...  
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 ...  
The Iraq War lie is still being repeated despite the evidence

British journalist Alastair Campbell shared some rather hypocritical views on populism on a recent ...  
Medevac legislation: Adequate care for battling refugees

Now that the Medevac Bill has been set for repeal, Australia runs the risk of being seen by the ...  
Angus Taylor's absence from Clean Energy Summit displays lack of leadership

Energy Minister Angus Taylor was absent from the Clean Energy Summit, opting to face questions in ...  
Stuart 'Robodebt' Robert and unfunded empathy

Stuart Robert thinks Centrelink's shambolic robodebt recovery system is working well, despite at ...  
Democracy under threat from cruelty and apathy

It's a common refrain to say democracy is at a critical point. Why does it seem so insecure? Mike ...