The proposition that new coal plants could be an effective solution to Australia’s energy needs should be treated with
There is little evidence a Trans-Pacific Partnership will bring the promised big economic gains – with or without the United States. The claims...
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False stories and blatant inaccuracies about Islam only undermine trust in the press and fuel prejudice. I’m on a mission to have them
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The truth is that everyone from the Reserve Bank to treasurers have misread and mismanaged
Read the full transcript of her powerful address made on Saturday in Washington
The politicisation of Facebook’s CEO has led to rumours of a 2024 candidacy – but it’s more to do with hard-nosed business ambition
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Here are some of the things the new US president and his administration would be wise to do – and others they would be wise to
We need a new, decentralised banking system that invests in local initiatives to create jobs and industries in the regions that have been left
With reproductive rights under threat from the Trump administration, no wonder IUDs are more popular than ever – they give women back some
I’ve spent my career being scrupulous about the truth, whether on crowd size or healthcare. I know an attempt to deceive the American public when...
There were a lot of weird things about Donald Trump’s inauguration but the weirdest of all was the cake. Why do you want the same cake as
Gladys Berejiklian is an experienced political operator. She doesn’t need my advice just because I’m a woman who has done the job
There are around 60 groups under the B4E banner, all determined to ensure the nation gets a fair and decent
A true march of the makers will turn the tables on our abusive consumer culture and deliver the richer relationship with ‘stuff’ that our...
With a populist in the White House, only resistance can protect rights the world struggled to
Protests against Donald Trump have revealed a willingness to have difficult conversations but still unite against a common
The Brexit narrative says the referendum result is untouchable, but there are ways to reverse the
While many of us were taking our summer sabbath, CEOs at a sailing event named reducing penalty rates a pressing issue. But this is a social...
There’s been much hand-wringing about how the media should deal with the Trump administration. First of all: don’t get
Though well-known names oppose Sheffield’s tree removal scheme, the protest is hardly a vehicle just for
The future of Europe will be imperilled if the birthplace of democracy agrees to extradite eight ‘coup plotters’ to
The former justice secretary’s interview with the new US president was bizarrely uncritical. Perhaps philosophy can help us understand
The women’s movement has turned into an attack on anyone who won’t subscribe to feminist
All the data confirms his inauguration crowd claims to be false. So why did Trump’s press secretary turn himself into a laughing
Most political garbage gets taken out just before Christmas but a new report slipped through the net – and it deserves
It used to be the case that bigotry was frowned upon. But the president has now made it acceptable to openly
Findings by the Fawcett Society show a woeful ignorance of the facts surrounding sexual
Britain’s departure is an ideal chance for remaining states to rewrite the rules on taxation and
Critics have raved over Nocturnal Animals, joined now by Bafta. Well, I’m happy to be out of line on
The answer to neoliberalism’s Waterloo cannot be the retreat to a barricaded nation-state and the pitting of ‘our’ people against...
When the Happn app announced that my dating profile was a hit, I thought it was a phishing scam. Then my phone lit with with friends laughing at
The bullying rhetoric was a dream fulfilled for the cheering faithful. And, for me, a waking
Her big speech on Brexit had a superficial firmness and clarity but was constructed from illusions and hollow
The departing head of Arts Council England reflects on the thrill of artistic
How does Britain think it will land a positive deal with its negative attitude towards
The core purpose of the ‘50c army’ used by China to control social media is to distract people and talk up the regime, not to argue and
Yes, Macca isn’t short of a bob or two. But doesn’t he deserve the rights to the Beatles classics he
A woman’s right to choose has been a hard-fought battle and we must ensure proper quality of
While Obama spoke to the whole country, including those who refused to hear him, Trump’s rhetoric is focused on himself, and those lined up...
Far from being a burden, diasporas can be harnessed to counter the vile regimes from which they
London waves farewell to Berlin as Germany softens on EU dissent. But the goal remains: the EU’s
From Greenham Common to Trump, what brings so many strangers together is the joy of demonstrating they aren’t
Defeat has sharpened divisions within the Democratic party – and while they oppose Trump, it is unclear how far they’re willing to