How did we get here? Judith Brett explores democracy in Australia, how we got the compulsory vote and our current political scene.
Isobel Hodge’s poem considers the rise of the far-right in Spain, after Vox gain 24 seats in Congress on a platform of anti-immigration, anti-feminism and nationalism.
Thomas Frank’s new book is a scathing and insightful views into politics and policies that affect modern American life.
In her book, political correspondent Gabrielle Chan speaks to the increasing frustration of rural communities, including her own, with this government.
When it comes to trusting those in power, we comfort ourselves with the belief that checks will balance back to our favour. But what if they’re written out of the legislation?
Writer and rights lawyer Anthony Levin questions the election cycle in his new poem.
Richard Denniss explores the problems of neoliberalism, and the changes that need to be made for the future of Australia.
The question is whether this is for the protection of the community or simply to expand Ministerial power to cancel visas for allegedly gang-related activity.
Poet Sanam Sharma explores the meaning of democracy when religious and communal segregation is used within communities.
A progressive movement is rising in response to the outcome of the US Presidential election, and Australians can help.
What’s worse: a president who can’t relate to the majority, or a president who can but chooses to disregard judicial processes to do their job?