Esther Rockett, the co-founder of the Stranded Aussies Action Network, writes on the Government’s failure to guarantee the right to return to one’s home country for Australia’s abroad during the pandemic.
In ‘Truth’, Anna Jabour considers the dynamics of power and control in relationships.
Facebook tried to use Australia as a warning to the rest of the world about what happens when you try to regulate them. Instead, they have shown that they are no longer the friendly social network and will go to great lengths to get their way.
In this poem, John Bartlett examines scenes from the past and present day to consider how absolute power corrupts absolutely.
This is the second part in a two-part series on Australian identity and the African Australian Question.
This is the first part in a two-part series on Australian identity and the African Australian Question.
As online technology advances unfettered by ethical restraint, their creators increasingly see the resulting problems as an “existential threat”, in Neflix’s new documentary The Social Dilemma.
Our three most-read stories this year encapsulate the adage ‘the personal is political,’ exploring wider issues in the world through lived experiences. Look out for these writers in 2021.
Last month in Sydney a 37-year-old Malaysian man, whose name has not yet been disclosed, was riding his bike to deliver a meal for UberEats when he was hit by a truck and killed. His death is the most recent of five delivery drivers killed on Australian roads in the last three months, further intensifying the scrutiny of working conditions within the gig economy.
To commemorate Human Rights Day on 10 December 2020, the role of music as a right, and as an expression, is celebrated, writes West Papuan musician and activist Ronny Kareni.
Angela Costi’s poem considers how the stories of newly arrived people can be undermined by legal definitions, how Australia’s migration law is designed to keep them in a state of ‘arrival’.
Based on the true story of a woman wrongfully detained in offshore detention, Stateless challenges our capacity for empathy.