society

The man inside and the inside man

Crime, punishment and indemnities in western Sydney’s gang wars

The Aquarian ‘terrorist’

George Dickson’s minor act of rebellion, and the state’s major overreach

COVID-19 versus human rights

The virus is the latest excuse for governments to slash and burn the individual rights of prisoners

Canonise

George Pell’s supporters seek to canonise him, but he will never return to his former prominence

Viral injustice

Julian Assange’s extradition trial continues as an attack on journalism

Legal fictions

How the High Court’s “alien” ruling inches us closer to addressing the facts that matter

All watched over

How far away is mass surveillance when Australian governments are linking CCTV cameras to facial-recognition technology and providing photo IDs to a nationwide system known as ‘the Capability’?

Intelligence branch

Bernard Collaery eagerly awaits his national security trial, energised by the prospect of highlighting the government’s misdeeds

Searching for the truth in Yuendumu

Very little has been learnt from the death in custody on Palm Island

The prevention state: Part four

In the face of widespread criticism of strip-searches, NSW Police offers a candid defence of preventative policing: You are meant to fear us.

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