Young Money

WORDS | Amelia van der Rijt Unlike the US, Australia’s money is different colours and sizes. This helps children learn, the visually impaired and just about...

Puff the Magic Dragon

WORDS | Ben Nour Weed, pot, hash, grass, hemp. There are numerous slang words used to refer to cannabis and seemingly just as many films,...

Unveil Jesus of Nazareth: Why Do We Think He Was White?

WORDS | Claire Catacouzinos Art history over the years has depicted Jesus as white, blue eyed, with long shoulder length hair and a long beard. Where...

Gough Whitlam (1916 – 2014)

“Everywhere we look in our remarkable modern country, we see the hand and work of Whitlam” (Bill Shorten, 21 October 2014) Edward Gough Whitlam was...

Should Australia “ban the burqa”?

 Words by Rana Al-Shibly Prime Minister, Tony Abbott called them "confronting"; Liberal Senator, Cory Bernardi called them "un-Australian"; and Speaker of the House, Browyn Bishop...

Parking, Parking, Parking

WORDS | Kieren Ash Is the cost of parking taking you for a ride? If anybody knows the value of a dollar, it’s us – the...

Environment Column: Dredging Actions Inside The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

  WORDS | Emma Vlatko Environment Minister Greg Hunt, on 11 December 2013, stated that he was “drawing a line in the sand,” when it came to...

Myf Warhurst – Interview

When it comes to music journalism, Myf Warhurst has done it all. Starting out as a voulnteer gig review writer, Myf became a household...

Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution

Words by Emma Vlatko Just days after the Hong Kong Government cancelled formal negotiations with student activists, forcing over 10,000 pro-democracy supports back onto the...

Marxism OR Catholicism

WORDS | Jordan Heckendorf On Thursday 16 October at Macquarie University,  I attended a lecture entitled “Pope Francis versus Capitalism: Where does Marxism end and...

Features

Diving off the Fertility Cliff

Words || Eleanor Taylor What is common knowledge about fertility now? If you have a uterus,...

Perfect, Pretty and Poised: The Hidden yet Visible World of the...

Words || Aylish Dowsett Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, or so the saying goes. Attractiveness is...

Preach Nasty

Words || Anonymous Let me chronicle my experience as a woman for you. I grew up...

Exploring the Artifice of Influencers

Words || Shinae Taylor “Is this caption okay?” It’s the summer of 2017 and I’m sitting...

The Balancing Act of a Brown Feminist

Words ||Sara Choudhry Almost anyone who calls themselves a feminist in the year of Miss Rona 2020 is familiar...