People forced to leave their homes due to climate change and natural disasters don't want to be called refugees; they want to be seen as valued migrants, moving with the respect of the international community, writes Jane McAdam
While the decline of the Australian dollar has been appreciable, there's no reason to think we're facing anything like the dire conditions of the Asian financial crisis 15 years ago, writes Geoffrey Garrett.
The Parliament's Joint Committee on Human Rights has found that Australia's regional processing legislation violates many of our human rights obligations. It should act as a wakeup call that we have gone too far, writes Jane McAdam.
Calling violent sexual offenders monsters suggests they're beyond rehabilitation; it blames the untamed male libido rather than a society that sexualises violence against women, writes Alecia Simmonds.