Gig companies like Uber often promote the freedom that comes with independent contractor arrangements. They talk less about the impact that pay volatility can have on workers’ health.
The narrative of the Fourth Industrial Revolution is more aspiration than reality.
Understanding how our ancestors may have benefited from industrialisation and colonialism could help us become more climate-friendly citizens.
Tropical forests are one of humanity’s best hopes for slowing climate change.
In the hit Korean Netflix show ‘Squid Game,’ players are required to sign dubiously ethical contracts as their lives are assigned monetary value.
The Athens fires were a dangerous reflection of Atomist philosophies that see the world as exploitable, for sale and open to waste and abuse.
Billionaires Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are in a space race, but their endeavours reflect a colonial mentality. This comes at the expense of finding solutions for our current environmental challenges.
In the 19th century, Baartman was dehumanized and mocked for her large posterior. So what does it mean when Black women today strive for ‘Sarah Baartman hips’?
While the world is dealing with the biggest health emergency in more than a century, the way people have reacted to the crisis is familiar and predictable.
Associating all bridging visas with ‘scammers’ and ‘illegal migrants’ misses the bigger picture of the role bridging visas play in our changing immigration regime.
Much of the devastation of our globe’s natural resources traces its origins to early colonialism. These relationships continue to define the extraction of resources that severely impact ecosystems.
Our energy supply underpins everything we do – so why is it exempt from the fair trade arguments used for food and clothing?
There are other ways of exploiting victims in the ‘business model’ of modern slavery.
Why some corporations are quick to respond to criticism, and others hide away.
The way we talk about this problem is working against us.
Thousands of North Americans travel to Mexico to eat, drink, shop and get cheap and fast dental care. Meanwhile, local populations suffer racism, poor working conditions and inadequate health care.
Using technology and rhetoric, ride-hailing companies manage to dictate drivers while simultaneously creating the illusion of equal relation.
New research offers a picture of what it’s like to work in Australia illegally. Many workers are exploited, some come knowing they have no work rights, others may be unaware they’re working illegally.
The ocean can no longer be viewed as a limitless space for free access for all. It needs to be managed over its entirety
Since 2015, Australia has no regulations specifically for reality television. With controversy swirling around Channel Nine’s ‘The Briefcase’, what exactly is allowed?