Archive: Comment & Debate

Change the Rules, by Damien Cahill

Breaking the rules to change the law

PNG Politics, by Damien Kingsbury

Prime Minister O’Neill steps down as the wolves circle

End of an Era?, by Scott Ludlam, Raewyn Connell, Judith Brett and Amy McQuire

Reflections on the Coalition's mode of government as 18 May—and a possible change—draws nearer

What Should Australia Day Celebrate?, by Jackie Fristacky

As well as being a source of pain for Indigenous Australians, there are other reasons for questioning 26 January as an appropriate date for celebrating Australia’s nationhood.

Change the Date, by Misha Coleman

Why shouldn’t local government act on ‘Australia Day’?

That Liability, Democracy, by Alison Caddick

What will happen when it is fully revealed in the operation of the corporate state that the needs of the people are not its concern?

Losing Sight of Ourselves

Anthony James

Marriage Rights?

David Vakalis

Who are the International Community?

The powerful minority who act on our behalf

Anti-nuclear Conviction

Response to Richard Broinowski

Windschuttle and Breivik

A lesson in populist rhetoric

Response to Lattas and Morris’ ‘Blinkered Anthropology’

Francesca Merlan in defence of the NT Intervention