Owning our confronting past
At this time, we need to accept that a powerful healing influence can only be launched when a society knows and acknowledges all episodes of its history.
The forgotten children
The COVID-19 crisis further reinforces the urgent need to repatriate children of foreign fighters from conflict-ridden regions.
The re-bordering of Australia
How might the controlling of human mobility translate into a "new normal" beyond the coronavirus pandemic?
German citizenship roadblock
Descendants of Jewish families who fled Nazi Germany are still having their citizenship applications denied.
Smart machines, numb humans
Will the rise of algorithmic decision-making and AI threaten the essential elements of being human?
How young Australians will decide who gets their vote
Many of them are voting for the first time in the upcoming federal election, but they're not the homogeneous group we often assume them to be.
Inclusion and the monolingualism myth
It's time to recognise linguistic and cultural diversity as a creative engine of social participation and wellbeing.
Graduate incomes not worth the focus
We should keep in mind that education is valuable beyond graduate earning capacity, and that what a student learns during their education can have little to do with why they earn more.
Order in the house
Anna Burke has represented unions and employers, contested (and won) six federal elections, and made politicians of all stripes behave in her role as Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Palmer's political populism push
Clive Palmer believes he can recapture the magic that saw him elected to Parliament in 2013, but what his new party – and others on the right – needs is more discipline.
The battle for Batman
Is the climate right for the Greens to finally win the seat they came so close to winning in recent elections?
High Court, low public awareness
When it comes to the highest court in the land, Australians are guilty of ignorance.
Rohingya crisis: "Going into that camp was like walking through the gates of hell."
Watch Tim Costello as he talks about his recent visit to the Rohingya refugee camp in Southern Bangladesh.
Falling short on civic education
Report warns that schools are failing to prepare students to participate in our democracy.
Dastyari done and dusted
Senator's resignation gives Labor some clear air – but another problem looms in 2018.
Foreigners in a familiar land
Dual citizenship saga in politics has the potential to deliver a positive outcome on what it means to be Australian.
Retailers brace for Amazon shop shock
The online shopping giant's arrival in Australia is seen by many as the greatest retail disruption to happen in years.
After the party, the hangover
With Mugabe gone, Zimbabwe faces urgent challenges in the wake of the worrying precedent set by the country's defence forces.
The Rohingya dilemma: engagement is the way forward
With more than 800,000 Rohingya having now fled Myanmar for Bangladesh, a large-scale humanitarian crisis is unfolding. But boycotts or sanctions are not the best options.
'Yes' vote leaves Malcolm in the middle
The same-sex marriage survey result leaves the PM facing a potential split in the ranks.
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