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...

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...

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...

Features

“You’se closed mate?” Reflections of a Non-Essential Essential Hospitality Worker

Words || Navishkar Ram The shutter doors were mostly closed, and the lights were just about to be switched...

Payments Taking Their Toll: A Love Letter to Transurban & Sydney’s...

Words || Navishkar Ram  Our unique complication Western Sydney has been hard-done by. It’s a vast...

Capitalism for Social Good? The Complexities of Entrepreneurship Culture

Words || Shinae Taylor Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you would have noticed the recent trend celebrating...

Spotlight on Tiny Businesses

Words || Sara Zarriello In our current predicament, we’ve been forced the opportunity (if you will) of getting to...

Why Dick Smith Matters

Words || Joel Karanikas There are many reasons we should be talking about Dick Smith. For any true Australian...