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Sydney siege shows the rise of a new extremism

Ali Mamouri | 16 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, Islam, Islamic extremism, Islamic State
Muslims must not be blamed for the atrocities of a group of criminals and psychopaths.


Australian euthanasia doctor battles deregistration

Paul Russell | 14 November 2014 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: assisted suicide, Australia, euthanasia, Philip Nitschke


Children in care: Australia’s adoption challenge

Carolyn Moynihan | 11 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: adoption, Australia, foster care
A rethink of adoption would help thousands of children in foster care, among others, says a new report.


‘White’ identity in a multicultural world

Zac Alstin | 04 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, genocide, racism
Bizarre claims of 'white genocide' in Australia are the result of our increasingly globalised society.


No country for old obituarists

Alistair Nicholas | 27 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, Gough Whitlam, media
Young journalists found it hard to separate the real Gough Whitlam from the myth of grandeur and martyrdom.


The final dismissal

Michael Cook | 21 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, Australian politics
Gough Whitlam, the charismatic protagonist of Australia's most momentous constitutional crisis, has died at 98.


Australian academics moot trading in children

Shannon Roberts | 13 October 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Australia, carbon credits, environment, family planning, population control


Faring well? Convenient findings about same-sex parenting

Carolyn Moynihan | 10 July 2014 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Australia, same-sex parenting


A man who disdains euphemisms

Paul Russell | 08 July 2014 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: assisted suicide, Australia, euthanasia, Philip Nitschke


Australian budget’s snub to single-income families

Ros Phillips | 16 May 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Australia, single-income families


Repudiating the calculated decision to deprive children of mothers

David van Gend | 08 May 2014 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Australia, same-sex marriage


Is it OK to be a bigot?

Zac Alstin | 08 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, bigotry, free speech
Australia's Attorney-General thinks so.


Bringing Laos to Hollywood: The Rocket

Ronan Wright | 24 March 2014 | POPCORN |  
tags: Australia, coming of age, Laos


How we treat the vulnerable is a moral test beyond politics

Julian Burnside | 18 March 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, immigration, refugees
Australia is not an exclusive club for the comfortable and wealthy.


“Above all liberties”

David van Gend | 14 March 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, free speech
Free speech is at the heart of a self-governing society.


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