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Our 9,000 fellow Australian citizens stranded in India are now threatened with a five-year jail sentence, a $66,000 fine, or both, if they return home during the temporary ban.
by Jane Hasler - 6/05/2021 - 12 comments
Who would have expected, for example, that one of (classically) liberal inclinations might find himself cheering on Piers Corbyn at demonstrations or avidly reading the articles from Left Lockdown Sceptics?
by Paul Collits - 21/04/2021 - 12 comments
Women have striven to assert their right to equity, but it was not until the late nineteenth century that real progress started to take place. Today we are at another watershed moment in our nation's political history.
by Shirley Owen - 15/04/2021 - 11 comments
He said that 'just because the Australian government may have put most of their eggs in the AstraZeneca basket, this is no reason to continue jabbing Australians with this vaccine'.
by Brendan O'Reilly - 12/04/2021 - 6 comments
Nowadays the worst crimes you can commit appear to be 'hate' crimes, a failure to be empathetic, or affirmative, enough to a member of a 'marginalised' group.
by Graham Young - 7/04/2021 - 26 comments
In reality, the 2021 Bluesfest was cancelled mainly because Byron is now an outer suburb of Sydney, and returning Bluesfesters were at risk of becoming 'superspreaders' who re-ignited 'outbreaks' in the state capital.
by Paul Collits - 6/04/2021 - 14 comments
What Australian politicians call carbon tariffs, the European Union labels a carbon border adjustment mechanism.
by Felicity Deane - 26/03/2021 - 6 comments
The decimated ratings and revenues of American sports codes which have embraced political virtue-signalling is evidence of the truism, 'go woke: go broke'.
by David Pellowe - 26/03/2021 - 10 comments
In February, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that 'there are still critical unknowns regarding the efficacy of vaccination'.
by Binoy Kampmark - 22/03/2021 - 2 comments
Over the past few months, Twitter took down the account of the then-President of the United States and Facebook temporarily stopped users from sharing Australian media content.
wo issues are important. The first is whether or not anything of that kind occurred, and what should be done about it now. The second is what the Attorney-General should do about it.
by Don Aitkin - 11/03/2021 - 132 comments
The application of AI in military systems has plagued the ethicist but excited certain leaders and inventors.
by Binoy Kampmark - 5/03/2021 - 1 comment


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