Alarmingly for the Morrison government, the public has well and truly registered its lack of action on climate change.
Two reports — from think tank A New Approach and ex-Grattan Institute director John Daley — say Australian art and culture hasn’t advocated for itself effectively. But we need to try something new.
States claim the stimulus law assaults state sovereignty by barring local governments from using aid money to cut taxes. But the Supreme Court has consistently approved conditions on federal spending.
Since the Roosevelt administration, it’s become standard to look for accomplishments in a presidency’s early months.
Arts Minister Paul Fletcher has taken aim at what he calls a ‘cosy club’ of arts elites. But his claim of ‘unprecedented’ arts funding and a push for greater fairness don’t add up.
When the Cherokee Supreme Court ruled that tribal elected officials no longer had to be Cherokee “by blood,” it was the latest chapter in a long-running fight over who controls tribal citizenship.
The protests that ended in the storming of the US Capitol included members of white supremacy groups, the latest example of such groups being encouraged by politicians to challenge government.
The new bill would open the gates for your data to freely exchange hands between any ‘accredited’ agency. The proposal is more arrogant than it is effective.
Arts service organisations advocate for artists and help develop artforms. Cuts in NSW signal a more targeted approach to reduced government support for the arts and culture.
$1.35 billion of defence spending will be repurposed to meet the increasing threat of cyber attacks on Australia.
While governments have tried to curb universities’ autonomy, the institutions have often spent their money unwisely. And now, we face a crisis.
White supremacists’ protests against COVID-19 lockdowns reflect the US history of political leaders encouraging white supremacist groups to challenge or overthrow democratic governments.
One bespoke contact tracing device is a bluetooth ‘pen’ device, which can be handed in if diagnosed without relying on smartphones.
The federal government has declared a state of emergency over COVID-19. Two public health scholars explain what that means.
In a survey, Trump supporters showed the lowest faith in the Supreme Court, the federal government, the media and other pillars of society.
Federal building guidelines say that ‘development of an official style must be avoided’ – which is exactly what a leaked executive order is trying to do.
The United States is the only developed, democratic country that has a political culture of selling ambassadorships.
We need to stop violence against women before it starts. The federal government’s Fourth Action Plan might not provide all of the answers, but it’s a sign of positive progress.
The US hit the debt ceiling in March and is expected to run out of ways to get around the new $22 trillion limit by September. An economist explains why the ceiling is a dysfunctional relic.
President Trump has unilaterally raised tariffs and sparked trade wars, all without consulting Congress. A century ago, the roles were reversed.