OPINION: People smugglers have a reputation almost as low as paedophiles and terrorists. Australians may not like them but this does not excuse unjust laws, writes Professor George Williams in the SMH.
OPINION: It's time for corporations to free themselves from the tyranny of simplistic shareholder value thinking, writes UNSW guest UCLA's Professor Lynn Stout in the SMH.
OPINION: No matter how many times you adjust the latest privacy setting on Facebook there is, ultimately, no such thing as privacy in social media, writes Professor Michael Legg in the SMH.
OPINION: The danger is that national statistics end up measuring what it is easiest rather than that which is important, writes Peter Shergold in the National Times.
OPINION: If the Murray-Darling plan doesn't put enough water back into our rivers, we may be lining up for a debate full of angst, writes Professor Richard Kingsford in The Conversation.
Sports stars spruiking fast foods are doing enormous harm in the obesity battle, writes Dr Michael Valenzuela.