politics

Guy Sebastian’s Attempt To Please Everyone Ended Up Pleasing No One

Guy Sebastian’s scramble to appease anti-vaxxers this week illuminated a key problem with being a likeable famous person, writes Jackson Langford.
09/09/2021

To March 4 Justice Is To March Against Homophobia & Transphobia, Too

March 4 Justice organiser Janine Hendry claims she opposes gender violence. So why does her Twitter account include allegedly transphobic tweets?
30/03/2021

‘Minari’ Nails What True Asian Representation Looks Like

The depiction of 'Asian stories' in the West often panders to a white viewership. By existing on its own terms, 'Minari' offers a vastly different experience.
22/02/2021

What's This About A Facebook News Ban?

Australian Facebook users woke up this morning to find themselves banned from viewing and sharing news content. We explain why.
18/02/2021

An Obituary For Sydney’s Lockout Laws (2014-2021)

Here lies Sydney’s lockout laws (2014-2021): dead and buried all too late for a city in cultural decline.
09/02/2021

Brunch With Alan Jones & Surfing With Tony Abbott: The Prizes For This LNP Fundraiser Are My Worst Nightmare

A fitting finale to this hell year.
16/12/2020

The Supreme Court Granted Protection Of The Djab Wurrung Sacred Trees Until February 2021, But The Fight Goes On

Thanks to Djab Wurrung traditional owner Marjorie Thorpe, The Victorian Supreme Court has ruled that protection of sacred Djab Wurrung trees be granted until the matter goes to trial in February 2021.
04/12/2020

Get Briefed: Why Australia & China Are Stoushing Over A Tweet

Australia is currently arguing with its top trading partner. Allow us to explain why.
30/11/2020

Celebrities Are Also Struggling To Deal With Election Uncertainty

Chrissy Teigen is stress cooking.
05/11/2020

In This Election, Lizzo's Made Her Thoughts Abundantly Clear

The Grammy-winning singer took to Instagram to share a powerful message ahead of Election day.
05/11/2020

NSW Will Finally Open Its Borders To Victorians On November 23

Melburnians will soon get back to avoiding Sydney by choice rather than circumstance.
04/11/2020