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.
Fresh hope for 'endo' sufferers
Now that endometriosis is getting the attention it warrants, it's time for action to improve the lives of those affected.
The political pain in Spain
Spaniards are returning to the polls for the fourth time in four years, with yet another stalemate the likely result.
On the frontline of climate wars
As CEO of the Climate Council, Amanda McKenzie is on the frontline of the climate wars between those who accept the science and urgency of climate change, and those who don't.
A high point for arts funding?
More money is being invested in the arts, but per-person funding is down, and the federal government's contribution is exposed, according to cultural think tank A New Approach.
A dog's Brexit
As Boris Johnson's tactics cause deep rifts within the Conservative Party, the UK faces a Brexit of radical conservatism – and plenty of risks.
ScoMo: The first hundred days
This week marks 100 days since Scott Morrison led the Liberal Party to a surprise election win. How's he fared so far?
Why old-school climate denial has had its day
Ten years ago, politicians would routinely voice disdain for climate science. Now, while the policy debate remains fierce, the battleground has shifted to economics and jobs.
Australia's civil liberty threat
The recent police raids on the ABC and News Corp go beyond free speech and media freedom – they're further proof of Australia's democratic decline.
The crimes of obedience
What conditions give rise to so many people effectively consenting to large-scale harm within a democracy?
Time to walk the tightrope
Now the election dust has settled, both the Coalition and Labor need to carefully consider their next moves.
Defying the polls
Political science explains three reasons why the Coalition won the 2019 federal election.
'New low' for journalism?
Lack of scrutiny of the Coalition, a barrage of criticism aimed at Labor; News Corp's coverage of the election campaign has been the definition of partisan.
Federal election: Right-wing battleground
If Scott Morrison wins, chances are that the Liberals who have the most potential to harm the government – Tony Abbott and Peter Dutton – would likely also remain to haunt his agenda.
All sorts of sweeteners
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and PM Scott Morrison pack the 2019 Federal Budget full of goodies as they push towards an election.
Tightening gun laws after tragedy
The Christchurch mosque shootings open the path for New Zealand to bring about stricter gun control reforms, much as Australia did following the 1996 Port Arthur tragedy.
Death knell: killing off capital punishment
A new institute is leading the push to eliminate the 'faulty' justice of the death penalty.
Forgotten people strike back
Brexit and the 'yellow vest' protests in Paris are symptoms of a growing discontent among people economically abandoned by globalisation.
Return to White Australia? Surveys say no
The calls for bans on Muslim and, more recently, African immigration aren't supported by the majority of Australians.
State election: federal failings spelt doom for Liberals
This year's antics in Canberra can be the only reason for the massive defeat for Matthew Guy's opposition.
The model of a failed strategy
The Coalition's seeds of destruction in the state election were sown long before its ill-fated campaign.
NT child detention: what's changed?
One year after the royal commission into Northern Territory child detention recommended big changes, little of substance has been done to tackle the problem by the NT Labor government.
Learning from London
As Melbourne's population continues to grow, building more roads isn't the answer to its transport woes.
Bringing the banks into line
Financial services royal commissioner Kenneth Hayne is arguing for less and clearer law, and tougher corporate cops.
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