Following the Chinese swimmer's eight-year ban, FINA must examine its governance and follow the example set by athletics and tennis to investigate and prosecute doping.
It may seem a long way away, but a 2035 ban requires investment and major changes right now.
A new directive from the army chief banning death symbols has earned him harsh criticism, but his view is more about respect for the gravity of solders' tasks than political correctness.
Outlawing evolution in schools is based on creationist misconceptions – here's how to counter them
Are music bans in India and Pakistan an appropriation of art and performances by nationalist imperatives?
The government's message to asylum seekers is already clear: you are not welcome, and you will not be resettled in Australia. Surely that message does not need to be any harsher.
The protest by Zimbabweans against police road blocks and banned imports highlights a new political economy that is rising on the back of informalisation of the economy.