Michelle Grattan speaks to Deep Saini about the week in Australian politics.
A very frustrating aspect of Australian politics is watching the Government disseminate misinformation via legacy media.
Jim Pembroke ponders Malcolm Turnbull’s impressive fear-mongering that has accompanied the latest alleged terror threat.
Every month, more examples emerge of Coalition MPs and officials abusing their power for financial or political gain.
The government’s proposed welfare reforms will push already vulnerable people further into poverty and increase stigma around addiction
This was glaringly apparent during the election campaign and final outcome in the United Kingdom. Jeremy Corbyn was mercilessly savaged and smeared relentlessly. Phrases such as ‘being dirty’, ‘scruffy’, a ‘dangerous Marxist’, and even an ‘IRA terrorist sympathizer’ were used.. Rich words coming from the press when Theresa May is now in bed with a little known terrorist group from Ireland. Of course, media won`t talk about this though! That narrative is not for public ears!
A Melbourne woman bound for a holiday in the United States claims she was strip-searched, locked up in a federal prison and sent back to Australia by border officials.
Offshore oil and gas regulator says there was a 10,500-litre spill in April 2016 but refuses to reveal where it occurred or company responsible
Source: Six more sleeps | The Monthly
On Anzac Day, at the airport, everywhere: the levels of vitriol in our personal and public lives need to be called out. It’s just not a clever way to talk to each other
Media Matters, in partnership with global activism group Avaaz, submitted a report to U.K.’s chief broadcasting regulator, Ofcom, detailing the risks Rupert Murdoch’s desired takeover of British satellite broadcasting company Sky poses to British broadcasting standards. On March 16, U.K. Culture Secretary Karen Bradley had referred Murdoch’s take
In facing up to racism, we need to deal with Australia’s structural racism as well as individual prejudices.
Source: Is Australia racist?