We have a serious deficit in legal protection for human rights in Australia, rights that have been in regression for 20 years. We need a legislated charter setting out the rights we care about.
The decision confirms the steady march of employer control over workers' private views and activities, supported by courts and tribunals over many years.
The state in Ghana still justifies taking steps that amount to suppression of the media.
South Africa's rural communities where mining licenses have been granted are often excluded from consultations and bear the brunt having their environment and livelihoods destroyed.
President Trump has unilaterally raised tariffs and sparked trade wars, all without consulting Congress. A century ago, the roles were reversed.
An expert explains why war memorials with religious symbols can have different meanings in a diverse society.
The ruling National Resistance Movement has undermined Uganda's democracy
The High Court has failed to clarify the Section 44 mess over who is eligible to stand for parliament, so now it's time for MPs to act.
Political fallout from the Vietnam War gave Congress more power to control foreign affairs, but they have been reluctant to use it.
Simply giving the Commonwealth more power won't fix the Murray-Darling Basin crisis.
That Victorian Liberals have to change candidates in three seats draws attention to an issue that should be properly fixed but won't be any time soon – the problem of section 44 of the constitution.
At local level some congregations are bravely creating alternative models where LGBTIQ people can feel safe and be accepted
President Trump vetoed Congress' rejection of his emergency declaration. That brings the constitutional confrontation closer to the Supreme Court and a potentially destabilizing outcome.
The government will turn up the dial by announcing “contingency plans” against fresh arrivals. Morrison is already moving on to the claim that Shorten couldn't be trusted to be strong on turnbacks.
With Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, many predict that the court will move to the right on issues from abortion to gun rights. But Supreme Court rulings are often not the last word on a matter.
The question of land has been hotly contested in Namibia ever since independence.
Some South African land owners feel like the current debate portrays them as being opposed to reform rather than cooperative.
Kavanaugh thinks judges 'must be an umpire – a neutral and impartial arbiter.' So does Chief Justice Roberts. But more liberal jurists believe that the application of the law is inherently subjective.
The push to nationalise South Africa's Reserve Bank is informed by the mistaken view that private shareholders affect monetary policy.
South Africa's ruling party, the ANC , is mishandling the process leading towards land expropriation without compensation.