The rise of the "incels" and emergence of strong male politicians with little respect for the rule of law are part of a broader men's movement motivating new forms of far-right violence that steer dangerously close to the violence we call terrorism, writes Joshua Roose.
Have you ever been around people who spend more time looking at their phone than they do at you? Then you know what it feels like to be "phubbed" — and you're probably guilty of doing it yourself.
Ten years on, what was touted at nothing less than financial Armageddon, with everyday human rights of security, safety, welfare, dignity and respect lost for many millions of people worldwide, the global financial crisis has descended into business as usual, writes David Kinley.
Australian prime ministers have long been interested in the names they go by, and how others should address them. But will the "ordinary Joe" approach pay off for ScoMo and Bill? Frank Bongiorno tests the theory.
New research paints a vivid picture of the growing underbelly of discontent forcing Australians to the fringe. Rate the state of the nation to see where you stand.
Dick Smith has blamed Aldi for the closure of his food brands — and said the supermarket chain will be coming for Coles and Woolworths next. But he's got their strategy wrong, write Tom Osegowitsch and Angela McCabe.
Civility, or minimum standards of behaviour that equip us for living daily with strangers, has been in short supply lately, and we all bear responsibility, writes Peter Kurti.
Social team sports give city dwellers not just exercise, but often a sense of connectedness with their communities and broader society. As the population grows, those who plan our inner city spaces must recognise the part these teams play in social cohesion.