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Image of Heraclitus of Ephesus, known as the “Weeping Philosopher”.

Forecasting the future

What is humanity’s destiny in the Anthropocene era?

Image of Chris Kenny appearing in Your ABC Exposed. Image via YouTube

Indecent exposure

Sky News’s ‘Your ABC Exposed’ reveals more about Chris Kenny and co than it does about the national broadcaster

Image of Loren O’Keeffe, the founder of Missing Persons Advocacy Network. Image © Paul Jeffers

The complicated grief when a family member goes missing

As National Missing Persons Week begins, the founder of an advocacy network for families reflects on the ambiguous loss experienced by those left behind

Detail from the “Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program”

The trial

The Kafkaesque fate of Encep ‘Hambali’ Nurjaman, 20 years after the Bali bombings

Image of a house with solar panels in Queensland. Image via Kgbo / Wikimedia Commons

The future of homes is electric

Adapting our households to lock in climate-friendly behaviour is easier than you might think

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison introducing the religious discrimination bill in the House of Representatives on November 25, 2021. Image © Mick Tsikas / AAP Images

Faith no more

In withdrawing support for the religious discrimination bill, the Christian right showed what it wanted all along: the freedom to discriminate against others

Image of the first day of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy, outside Parliament House, Canberra, on January 27, 1972. Left to right: Billy Craigie, Bert Williams, Michael Anderson and Tony Coorey. Image courtesy The Tribune / SEARCH Foundation.

Why hasn’t the government recognised the Aboriginal Tent Embassy?

The decades-long protest is a symbol of Aboriginal sovereignty, which has been vigorously resisted by the Australian government

Image of woman on train platform

The first victim

Does the legal system put people through unnecessary trauma?

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Songlines or pipelines in the Burrup?

The largest new fossil-fuel project in Australia threatens the world’s most significant rock art

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Are there too many crocs in the Top End?

A recent spate of attacks is a reminder that Darwin was founded in the middle of crocodile habitat