Anti-Asian memes spread on TikTok during the pandemic, and the potential for harm is real. It’s about time platforms scrutinised such ‘humour’ more closely.
A recent report reveals 72% of women stationed in Antarctica have experienced sexual harassment. This is a shockingly high number – but change is possible.
Data shows that more than half of Iranian women oppose the compulsory wearing of hijabs and that the vast majority oppose an Islamic Republic.
The greatest marathoner of our time just broke his own world record. Is an official marathon run in less than two hours any closer?
In 1972, 5 women – Helen Garner, Claire Dobbin, Evelyn Krape, Yvonne Marini and Jude Kuring –spent 5 months workshopping a play. Frank, angry and explicit, it was a beacon of 1970s women’s liberation.
A substantial majority were concerned about the prevalence of abuse, racism, and sexism in church contexts, and many raised issues relating to transparency and accountability.
The answer? By closing a highly polluting power station - and ramping up renewables.
While Labor is close to delivering an historic integrity reform, there are wrinkles still to be ironed out.
We asked more than 830 older Australians about their awareness of 12 factors that help reduce dementia risk.
Our oceans have absorbed almost all the extra heat we’ve trapped with our emissions. Now we know how this heat moves in ocean currents.
Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus on the National Anti-Corruption Commission.
Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus chats with Michelle Grattan about the National Anti-Corruption Commission, who will head it, and protections for whistleblowers.
After a very divisive election campaign, the winner of the Brazilian election will need to reuite the country.
Russians crossing land borders into Mongolia, Kazakhstan and Georgia to avoid being drafted into the Ukraine war are experiencing very different receptions.
The Kremlin claims 97% of votes counted are for the four occupied regions to join the Russian Federation.
Tactical nuclear weapons were designed to be used on the battlefield rather than for strategic defense, but that doesn’t mean there’s a plausible case for using them.
If you’ve been affected by the Optus data breach, the danger is far from over – no matter what the purported hacker is claiming.
Australians bought more than 65 million packs of paracetamol pain relief last year. TGA efforts to reduce its potential harms will need to take those who use it to manage pain into consideration.
The Maya would have had to obtain mercury from far locations, transporting it by foot hundreds of kilometres across present-day Central America.
With global oil prices falling, the end of the fuel excise discount will put Australian motorists back in familiar price territory.
The findings underscore the urgent need to both reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and help animals find cool places to shelter.