Australia

With such a strong right-wing media bias in regional NSW, is it any wonder that right-leaning parties dominate? Daniel Pehlivan investigates.

Modern Monetary Theory has gained in popularity in the past couple of years. Neville Spencer reviews two recent books that provide excellent guides as to what MMT is about.

The Sustainable Cities community group is calling on the Victorian government to reallocate $16 billion to much needed public transport in the north eastern corridor, writes Mary Merkenich.

Continuing his reviews of graphic novels and comics, Andrew Chuter focuses on a work that has had a lasting impact on the global protest movement.

The aged care system is showing all the signs of just how a degraded privatised sector works, writes Katherine Davis.

We are often told that plastic waste contaminating land and waters is “recyclable”. It could be but, as Patrick McDonald explains, government support for the fossil fuel industry means that the plastics being produced are not.

The NSW government is pushing to lift the state's 33-year-old ban on uranium mining, prompting environmentalists and unions to speak out, reports Pip Hinman.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and education minister Dan Tehan are on the offensive against higher education. But students are fighting back, reports Kerry Smith.

Sam Wainwright looks at what's behind Peter Dutton's fanatical determination to deport Tamil asylum seekers Priya, Nades and their two young daughters to Sri Lanka.

The approval for Whitehaven Coal to extend its Vickery coal mine represents a green light to a serial vandal amid a climate emergency in which Australia is playing a leading role, argues Margaret Gleeson.

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