Law & Politics

Reason and unreason in the critique of Western civilisation

Douglas Murray is a wonderfully free spirit who lucidly tackles the manias of political correctness with erudition, panache and limpid …

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When Albanese spoke up for euthanasia

When parliament resumes in Canberra later this month, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will have an opportunity to delve back into …

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The undoing of Roe v Wade

Protests continue after the United States Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade case, which protected a woman’s right …

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Making the Commonwealth ‘worth talking about’

This month, the Commonwealth commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Queen’s reign, including her role as Head of the institution. …

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Political advertising: It’s time to stop the lies

It’s perfectly legal to lie in political advertising – and it shouldn’t be! During the 2022 federal election campaign, a …

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The cautious approach to cannabis reform

One of the surprising results from the federal election was a record vote for Legalise Cannabis Australia, a minor party …

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Changing the optics of politics

Almost everyone will have ideas on what should be the priorities for the incoming Albanese government. While the manifesto was …

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Liberal Party: Following the Christian right into electoral wilderness

Christian right lobby groups now have the Liberal Party they want – a lot more conservative and no doubt a …

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Trapped in a cycle of distrust

Australia and the rest of the world have had a couple of very rough years. Throughout the pandemic and its …

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The death of traditional journalism

Journalism is a humble activity, or at least it should be. To be a reporter in a newsroom is to …

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Why you need to watch out for strategic lies in the federal election

During the federal election, politicians of all persuasions will use a range of campaigning and spin tactics. But there is …

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The election is a race – it’s a horse race

Adam Bandt’s appearance at the National Press Club may well be remembered in Australian political folklore for the response to …

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