The powers that individual DHBs are seeking look like a throwback to the early 1990s. Then, as now, the rationale was that this local “flexibility” was necessary.
Portugal and Spain continue to be striking exceptions to the rise of rightwing populism in Europe.
In the wake of the Christchurch mosque shootings, there is now a strong political appetite for some sort of regulatory action.
There are about 100 verses in the Koran that mention Jesus Christ, but only one of them mentions the crucifixion…
With the wisdom of hindsight, the Labour/Greens combo never did have the numbers to get a meaningful capital gains tax (CGT) across the line…
It isn’t necessary to like Julian Assange to think that his extradition to the US (on the charge of aiding and abetting Chelsea Manning) would be a major injustice.
Many countries – some, even before the Christchurch attacks – have unveiled ways in which they intend to ensure the removal of harmful social media material
The Royal Commission will consider whether the SIS placed the eventual victims under undue surveillance – while paying comparatively little attention to the threat posed by white nationalism.
The fall of Islamic State gives fresh relevance to John Wayne’s classic Western
Deterring hate speech and outlawing hate crime has the aim of providing better protections to vulnerable persons and communities, but without unduly restricting the public’s rights to free expression.