Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution has a number of curious characteristics, but don’t let those distract you from the very big issues at stake. MONICA ATTARD reports.
Why do you need a personal brand if you’ve got a personality? CATHARINE LUMBY has had enough of corporate speak and stupid euphemisms. Now, can we all just say what we mean?
You heard it first here (just don’t hold us to it). Join CRAIG BENNETT as he dishes the dirt on the very serious world of celebrity gossip.
Listening to Joe Hockey on the radio this morning was a deeply uncomfortable experience for GABRIELLE JACKSON. Is the Treasurer too aggressive?
The Dove: Legacy campaign may be a bit of a tearjerker but, really, is enough enough? Is it time to stop talking about women’s bodies?
Does the government’s proposal to take people under 30 off the dole for months breach their human rights? “Yes”, say MPs.
What do you feel about paying more tax than some of Australia’s biggest companies? Corporate tax dodging is in the spotlight, again.
Amid today’s revelations that women on Nauru are being sexually assaulted by guards, PAULA MATTHEWSON takes stock of the Government’s stance on asylum seeker policy.
A $30,000 trip to Europe for Mr and Mrs Pyne, all on the taxpayer’s dime – $1352 to cool your heels in a “day room”? You’ve got to be having a lend, says WENDY HARMER
As the Scots head off to the vote WENDY HARMER ( aka Aggie Bridget McHarmer) declares her love for all things tartan, foggy and whisky-soaked.
Blokes! Footies! Something shiny! On Grand Final week, did our esteemed leaders get away with it? No. CORINNE GRANT kept her eye on the ball.
Victim? Misunderstood? Or just like so many other politicians who can’t properly explain their positions? CORINNE GRANT looks at the latest episode in the Jacqui Lambie drama.
School holidays again and childcare duty is left to mum. Of course. TRACEY SPICER wants a wife, or at least for the blokes to start acting like one.
‘When you let the sunlight in, you begin to see the problem.’ TRACEY SPICER writes about a bloke who has finally spoken the unpalatable truth about inequality in the workplace.
We have a right to know what our government is doing says MONICA ATTARD. She reports on the new laws that will affect media and our freedom.
New anti-terrorist laws are about to hit parliament. Do you know what’s on the table? MONICA ATTARD takes a look at what freedoms we stand to lose.
The style mavens who are inspiring Women of a Certain Age to get out there and show what they’re made of. Invisible? Pfft! SO last year!
A new rule from Facebook that demands only “real” names will have a big impact on the LBGTI community, writes STIVETTE BROWNHOLLOW-SMYTHE.
Our resident sex expert JACQUELINE HELLYER says self-pleasuring is not just about the quickest route to orgasm. Here she has a very handy (sorry) guide to masturbation.
She’s not comfortable in homewares stores, swanky boutiques or mani-pedi spas , but not quite ready to go the full virtual. Got any advice for MRS WOOG?
An anti-discrimination campaigner has filed a complaint against a tweet sent by singer Rob Mills, but JOHN CALDWELL thinks it may do more harm than good to the equal rights cause.
Are the vigilantes and bigots claiming to protect Australia from terrorists inadvertently recruiting for ISIS? JOSEPH WAKIM takes a look.
Author Kate Mayfield grew up in a funeral home in 1960s Kentucky. Here she tells MEREDITH JAFFE about a childhood spent confronting death, and how it inspired her writing.
Sophie Hannah has written the newest addition to Agatha Christie’s Poirot mysteries. Can she capture the essence of the pedantic Poirot? MEREDITH JAFFE reviews.
Germaine Greer is back in the spotlight, this time for calling the Duchess of Cambridge “too thin”. What do you think?
Human connection keeps taking interesting turns thanks to modern technology – now there’s an app that helps you find someone to cuddle. A stranger. Would you do it?
A fine pairing of the words of Clive James and the voice of Jack Thompson in a reading of Japanese Maple. Listen in.
On the 20th anniversary of the Friends premiere, couch potato AMY STOCKWELL does a serious stint of channel surfing to give you the run down on what else you could be watching.