Body politics: A tale of two popes
Pope Francis is working to overturn centuries of tradition in the Catholic Church, unlike his predecessor, but his reformation project is a double-edged sword.
Episode 8: What's Rightfully Ours
Fear is often a key driver of right wing extremists. In this episode we explore why reaching out to those on the fringes of extremism could help them change direction.
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.
Fair go? Not so
A new survey of 6000 Australians reveals that more than a quarter of respondents experience some form of discrimination at least weekly.
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.
ClimateWorks: Leading the way to global emissions reductions
In its 10th anniversary year, ClimateWorks continues to lead the way for real-world emissions reductions. ClimateWorks CEO Anna Skarbek works with a diverse range of industries with the aim of achieving net zero emissions by 2050.
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.
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.
The ACCC Digital Platforms Report recommends several ways to revive journalism in the social media age, including A$50m in direct grants to local news services.
Where maths meets markets
Quantitative analysts – 'quants' – play an important role in navigating the complexities of global financial markets.
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.
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.
Politicians fuelling the fire
Around the world, populist-nationalist politicians are stoking anti-immigration sentiment through scaremongering.
Metaphors be with you
President Trump’s proposed wall on the US-Mexico border is more symbol than substance – just like Reagan's Star Wars program.
Advancing artificial intelligence
The challenge is to integrate AI into our society just like we’ve done with other valuable but dangerous technologies in the past, like electricity and cars.
A Nobel cause
Monash alumni’s first Nobel Laureate, Associate Professor Tilman Ruff AM, has spent his life working to safeguard the future of human health.
Give me your complete attention
We should be worried less about the violence in games such as Fortnite than commercial media's monopolisation of social life and thought.
What will Antarctica look like in 2070?
Will the icy wilderness we know today survive, or will it succumb to climate change and human pressure? Our choices over the coming decade will seal its fate.
A world in transition
All the framework used to make sense of the world's problems no longer seems to account for what we experience today.
Championing change in STEMM
As a leader in her field, Associate Professor Dr Kate Hoy is determined to "pay it forward" to encourage women to pursue STEMM-related careers.
Episode 5: The Rise of Populism
Where does free speech end and hate speech start? Watch the full documentary.
A tale of two cities
Melbourne is undoubtedly a multicultural hub, but questions over social exclusion show that it's far from perfect.
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