September 27 - October 3, 2014
The unusual suspects of the protest movement
“Far from the picket lines of political demonstrations in the past, This felt like the opening salvo in a new model of merging political protest with ‘ethical’ corporate enterprise.”
Protesters at the People’s Climate March in Melbourne found themselves being sold superannuation. Organisers say the movement needs to embrace a corporate presence to effect real change.
Letters, Cartoon & Editorial
Growing legal powers creating fear
Richard Ackland’s “Persona non data” and Mike Seccombe’s “The real threat of terror laws” (September 20-26) add further proof to the sad reality that …
Look at the evidence
Although we seem to be once more at war with it, terrorism is not some leviathan. Rather, it is little more than a tactic. So Mike Seccombe is quite right that we should be sceptical about renouncing freedoms …
Customisation and collectible editions
The design market is turning to two distinct trends – mass customisation and limited edition collectibles.
When did the Earth get its oxygen?
New research has reopened debate about the origins of oxygen, the precursor to complex organisms.
Click through for answers.
“Do I look like a terrorist? I’m wearing a Gucci hat.”
One of the men arrested in Australia’s largest counterterrorism raids demonstrates his innocence after being granted a good-behaviour bond.
“Very little, maybe no evidence.”
The slippery slope senator explains the basis of his support for a bill outlawing gender-selective abortion in Australia.
“The Australian people have long reached their own conclusions about Ms Gillard’s relationship with the truth – from the coup to the carbon tax.”
The two-time former prime minister responds to the launch of Julia Gillard’s memoirs.
“Well, I think when it comes to sharia law, you know, to me, it’s … it’s – obviously it involves terrorism.”
The former soldier explains her understanding of Muslim faith.
“Obviously I was wrong about that.”
The former prime minister reflects on her view that Rudd felt “relief” at being freed from the pressures of leadership.
“Clive couldn’t have said that about me – because I was standing at the ‘trough’ as well – and he said the same thing to me about Dio.”
The PUP senator responds to reports Clive Palmer said she was “not very bright” while talking to her colleague Dio Wang in the parliamentary staff cafe, known colloquially as The Trough.