essays

Up the river

Politics Federal politics

Hope is running dry in the Murray–Darling Basin

The worst form of defence

Society World

New revelations of Australian war crimes in Afghanistan

The changing climate of risk

Society Economics

Financial institutions, investment funds and governments are being held to account over the costs of climate change

Red alert

Politics US politics

After the chaos of Trump’s loss and the Capitol Hill riot, the Republican Party is at war with itself, and the warning signs for America are loud and clear

The bin fire of the humanities

Society Education

Casualisation and relentless cost-cutting have destroyed the credibility of Australian universities

Nightclubs, pandemics and our real selves

Society COVID-19

For some in the disabled community, it wasn’t long after COVID hit that the all-in-this-together sentiment started falling apart

The robot race

Society Science and technology

What does automation mean for the future of jobs?

Police, don’t move!

Society Law and order

Former police officer Timothy Baker goes on trial for murder

Tablet or toilet?

Society History

How transformative has the computer age really been?

Bender’s choice

Politics Society

Tasmanian salmon, from farm to court

C’mon, we’re being fun

Culture Film & Television

‘Get Krack!n’s Kate McLennan and Kate McCartney are not pussyfooting around

This is not an opera house

Culture Architecture

Beautiful on the outside … the tragedy of Bennelong Point