Analysis

Opponents of the federal push for a national nuclear waste dump near Kimba, South Australia, argue it is unnecessary and dangerous, writes Renfrey Clarke.

It is no accident that nuclear energy has resurfaced in the public debate as a more widespread public understanding about the necessary transition to renewables takes place, anti-nuclear activists tell Paul Gregoire.

Long-term health care worker Zeta Henderson argues that the main lesson to be drawn from this second wave of COVID-19 in Victoria is that health care must be run as a service to the community.

Fossil fuel corporations have already planned production to 2030 that will exceed the global carbon budget by 120%, writes Peter Boyle.

The interim report into the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements found fault with all levels of government, but it is yet to comment on the cause of the catastrophic Black Summer fires, writes Jim McIlroy.

Alan Tudge says "foreign actors" are "straining" the country's social cohesion. Alex Bainbridge argues that if he was seriously worried, he could start by looking in the mirror.

Lessons need to be learned to stop a third and fourth wave coronavirus shutdown, says Jacob Andrewatha.

Prisoner rights activists and lawyers are urging governments to follow the lead of other countries and quickly reduce the number of people in prison, reports Kerry Smith.

Following the tragic ammonium nitrate explosion in Beirut, Stephen O'Brien writes that Orica needs to do more than issue reassurances that its stockpile of the explosive on Kooragang Island is safe. 

Centre for Future Work senior economist Alison Pennington talks about the economic implications of the COVID-19 pandemic and alternatives to austerity and deregulation.

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