Any hopes raised by former prime minister Paul Keating's appearance at the royal commission into aged care were dashed by his advocacy of a user-pays system, writes Suzanne James.
Former PM Paul Keating's user-pays aged-care 'solutions' will not help, argues Jim McIlroy.
Julian Assange is facing a show trial, designed to warn any whistleblower and journalist not to go down the same path. He is not on trial for any crime, but rather for exposing them, argues Sam Wainwright.
The attempt to get a religious freedom bill passed into law is part of an ongoing unholy war on our increasingly fragile democracy, argues Suzanne James.
Four years after the death in custody of Wiradjuri, Kookatha and Wirangu father-of-one Wayne “Fella” Morrison, the SA Ombudsman has asked corrective services to apologise to his family, writes Rachel Evans.
Moreland socialist councillor Sue Bolton has worked hard over her two terms. Now, she is keen to be re-elected for a third, writes Jacob Andrewartha.
Helen Masterman-Smith speaks to Green Left about how university workers are learning as they campaign against management's job cuts.
Stuart Rees warns about governments' distain for human rights as police are deployed to harass or arrest citizens, and even parliamentarians.
Climate campaigner Greta Thunberg urges us to join the dots, but Pip Hinman writes that our governments won't do so unless we make them.
Peter Boyle reflects on the political significance and lessons from the epic S11 blockade of the World Economic Forum in 2000.