Melinda Taylor: The Spy That Got Away?

August 31, 2012 6:59 pm Leave your thoughts

On the 7th of June 2012, Melinda Taylor and three other ICC delegates were arrested in the city of Zintan in Libya by Zintani militia. How should the Australian media handle the story? Finn Bowen takes a look.

Genetic Memories

August 31, 2012 12:00 am Leave your thoughts

Doreen Carvajal writes in the New York Times about the possibility that our genes carry some memories of our ancestors' experiences and 'unfinished business'. Dr Faysal Mikdadi wonders whether this is beneficial, now and for a future generation.

An animation calling for economic democracy

August 29, 2012 8:37 am Leave your thoughts

To answer the question of what the world will look like after capitalism, we first have to decide what we mean by capitalism. If it means a system that arises from lending money at interest, then there will be no "after capitalism" writes George Monbiot.

Decoding Assange

August 28, 2012 12:00 am Leave your thoughts

John Green reports that Julian Assange is the new bête noir, the man to be vilified, smeared and slandered. In all the media hysteria about the rape allegations made in Sweden against Assange by two women he slept with, the real issue is being conveniently buried.

Our officers kill more U.S. troops than the Taliban

August 27, 2012 3:53 am Leave your thoughts

No solution will come from our chain-of-command-the solution is fighting our chain-of-command. Michael Prysner, former US army corporal and Iraq war veteran, discusses record suicides amongst active-duty soldiers and reminds troops that they do not have to fight wars of imperialism