A technologically advanced society is choosing to destroy itself. It’s both fascinating and horrifying to watch
Why does civil society accept a system that condemns today’s children life on a hostile planet? And what can we do about it?
Trading around divorce
Divorce, for most, is an uncomfortable, life-altering experience. What is the impact of divorce on individual stock market trading decisions?
Universal Basic Income with Scott Santens
This week: Universal Basic Income (UBI) trials have taken place all over the world from Namibia to Alaska. We talk with researcher and advocate Scott Santens about the future of the basic income.
After the Optus data breach, Australia needs mandatory disclosure laws
Optus made a public announcement about its breach but was not legally required to do so. This needs to change.
‘Transparency reports’ from tech giants are vague on how they’re combating misinformation. It’s time for legislation
Recently, concerns have been raised over the harm caused by misinformation in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic and federal elections.
The future of geopolitics
This week: the future of geopolitics. From Australia’s place in Asia to the war in Europe, we discuss new ways of thinking, with Professor Marc Stears.
The impending apocalypse happening in plain sight: a response to the latest IPCC report
Is the roadmap to net zero emissions afflicted by the politics of predatory delay?
Human progress is no excuse to destroy nature. A push to make ‘ecocide’ a global crime must recognise this fundamental truth
The push for a new environmental crime has attracted high-profile backers including Emmanuel Macron, Pope Francis and Greta Thunberg. But we must get the details right.
Happiness plus a smart energy policy – why should the Nordics have all the fun?
The world is waiting for Australia and other countries to deliver credible climate targets.
And baby makes three… China lifts child limit
China’s latest census shows its birth rate has continued to fall and is bringing in new policies.
Degrowth – the promising climate change strategy no politician wants to handle?
Should we focus on deep social change rather than technological solutions to climate change?