Cover of Libre Magzine of GRECE the founding European New Right organisation.
In 2007, Canadian political theorist Tamir Bar-On wrote a book with a provocative title: Where have all the fascists gone? In 2017, Bar-On’s question may seem to many readers no longer that perplexing…
With widening income differences and growing social divisions, citizens are less willing to support each other and taxpayers less willing to pay taxes.
Analysis shows that rising inequality over the past 20 years makes it harder to increase taxes and makes citizens less willing to pay them.
Imagine, if you would, a company in a pre-budget submission demanding diplomatic assistance from their government to help them sell product overseas. Fair enough, you might say. If you don’t ask you won’t…
Orange-bellied parrots are one of the species included in the government’s Threatened Species Prospectus.
The government's charity drive for threatened species shows it's unwilling to invest what's needed to prevent extinction.
How can we get students more engaged in science?
What is the point of science knowledge if you are not likely to use it once you leave school?
The Syrian Democratic Forces were excluded from the latest round of peace talks.
Although the uprising in Syria will mark its sixth anniversary this month, the Syrian war has far from run its course.
Design deficiencies that contribute to conflict in public spaces often start at the edges.
Redesigning spaces of conflict starts with creating life on the edges. Geelong offers contrasting examples of city centre spaces: one with problems inherent in its design and a nearby one that works.
Certain traditional owners and conservation groups allied to stand against a planned gas hub in Western Australia’s Kimberley region.
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Relations between Indigenous peoples and environmentalists can be productive for both parties, but they will always be unstable.
In Queensland, police can issue on-the-spot ten-day banning orders to patrons who engage in violent or anti-social behaviour in and around licensed venues.
Banning orders can encourage personal responsibility and demonstrate that anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated.
Pauline Hanson has become the latest politician to flirt with the fringe view of immunisation denial. Of course, like all thoroughly modern anti-vaxxers, she claims to be about choice and empowerment rather…
People react as they see North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during a mass rally and parade in Pyongyang.
In 2017, the Korean Peninsula retains its status as “political hotspot”, due largely to the uncertainty surrounding North Korea’s nuclear intentions. Even in the context of the country’s most recent missile…
We’ll have to see if the Trump administration will have friendlier relations with Russia.
This year will likely bring a significant improvement in relations between the United States and Russia, as well as a raft of possible changes to global politics. Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin…
For organisations, racism, whether overt or subtle, creates unhealthy workplace conditions.
Workplace cultural diversity and productivity are closely related. But the potential benefits can only be realised if organisations foster a conducive atmosphere for their diverse workforce.
A swift, certain and fair approach is designed to encourage offenders to comply with the conditions of their sentence.
Following Victoria's Royal Commission into Family Violence, should the state change the way it sentences offenders?
Conservative critics accuse political correctness of promoting a censorious closure of public debate.
What are the arguments of both sides in the "political correctness" wars that have flared up in the US and Australia in recent times? Is there light amidst so much heat?
Young women in the survey showed less interest and knowledge on long-term investments.
Young women are are confident in implementing budgeting and savings strategies, but lack the knowledge and confidence required to implement long-term financial strategies, a new pilot study finds.
Melbourne-based start up Choovie will launch a service offering demand based ticket pricing to filmgoers at the end of March.
Imagine if you could pay less to see films that are less popular. Dynamic ticket pricing already happens in China – and it's about to start here in over 100 Australian cinemas.
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The Conversation asked eight authors from across its sections to tell us about their favourite podcasts – and why you should tune in.
Office for Emergency Management. War Production Board, c. 1942-3.
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On Trump's inauguration day, alt-right activist Richard Spencer was punched in the street, on camera. The internet's reaction to this event raises important moral questions around violence and power.
Felicity Huffman in Transamerica, which signified a shift in depictions of transgender people.
Historically, pop culture has tended to depict transgender people as objects of comedy or monstrous freaks. But attitudes are changing, as a new novel featuring a transgender child shows.