Episode 4: Swipe Right For Slavery
Approximately 40 million people worldwide are enslaved in some way. And if you believe your hands are clean, you’re wrong. Listen to the latest podcast.
When the truth goes up in flames
The catastrophic bushfires have highlighted the connection between threats to the natural environment and the media environment, through which misinformation is spreading at a disturbing rate.
Platforms of peril
Research has started to show that social media overuse can, much like drug and gambling addictions, lead to poor decision-making.
From care to custody
We can’t talk about youth crime without taking into account childhood adversity.
Retraining the brain
From dementia to depression to drug addiction, artificial brain stimulation has been hailed as a landmark medical technology for the future. But safeguards are needed if we want the benefits without the risks.
Standing up for children
It's World Children's Day, yet in Australia's criminal justice system they are still being silenced and denied their rights.
Where there's a will...
Rather than reacting when disaster strikes, there's plenty we can do to prevent catastrophic bushfires.
Unlocking the school gates
Despite its illegality, 'gatekeeping' remains a barrier to inclusive education. But parents can find that knowledge is power in combating the practice.
Tales of neglect
The aged care royal commission's interim report paints a picture of a system in deep crisis. Its recommendations for action have some merit, but won't address what are underlying systemic problems.
Building social cohesion: A matter of principal
What can our broader society learn from schools that have created cohesive communities?
Youth justice shame
The Australian government has been criticised by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child for its youth justice failures and the rise of children with mental health issues.
Disarming gendered disablism
A new toolkit aims to give women living with disability an avenue to tackle abuse, and to support them to escape community and at-home violence.
Fighting back against a few bad apples
In Australia, almost 65 per cent of franchisee complaints were about 10 franchise brands.
Cyberflashing: age-old harassment in new clothes
Largely enabled by Apple's AirDrop technology, digital flashing is far from 'playful', and unquestionably image-based abuse.
Let's talk about fat
What can we do about obesity and all its associated chronic health problems? Professor Michael Cowley says the condition needs to be destigmatised.
When parents kill
A study reveals that filicide is a regular occurrence in Australia, not a rare one.
Counting intimate partner homicides
Better access to data is desperately needed to better understand the phenomenon in order to prevent it.
Safe in a city of light?
Very bright and overlit city spaces do not always translate to young women feeling safe in urban spaces, new research shows.
PTSD: The battle after the war
The recognition of post-traumatic stress disorder has played a part in the resurgence in the popularity of Anzac Day, But, even now, returned soldiers don't receive enough support.
Episode 13: The question of retaliation
We explore retaliation against criminals, cyberbullies and whistle-blowers to determine if the concept of an eye for an eye still has a place in our changing world.
Exposing online trolls
It's a workplace health and safety issue and the AFL must expose and punish those responsible.
Vicious cycle of resentment
A new study suggests the "dehumanisation" of cyclists could be contributing to acts of aggression towards them on the road.
In sport, language matters
We need to have conversations about gendered language and its role in fostering prejudice.
Faking it, for real
The popularity of face-swapping software has resulted in the disturbing trend of 'deepfakes' that can be used for nefarious purposes.
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