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You don't have to be Gay to fight Homophobia

The International Day against Homophobia is marked every 17 May to raise awareness about the importance of non- discrimination of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people around the world. Here we look at what some countries and organisations are doing. Continue reading

Donald Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister

President Donald Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, at the White House in Washington. Photo: AP Washington: US President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in a White House meeting last week, according to current and former US officials, who said that Trump's disclosures jeopardised a critical source of intelligence on the Islamic State. Sydney Morning Herald Continue reading

Is America Falling Behind?

Is America a Failing State? Our country is at a crossroads, and the right path forward must not include Donald Trump as president writes David Rothkop, ceo and editor of the FP Group.   Continue reading

Lambie welcomes new budget initiatives

  Random drug tests of politicians should happen as soon as they walk through the doors of Parliament, Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie says, adding she welcomes testing for welfare recipients. Continue reading

The Budget - what you need to know

"Above all this is an honest Budget. It is honest about our challenges and opportunities. It does not pretend to do things with money we do not have. It does not indulge simplistic solutions to what we know are complex problems. '" - Scott Morrison, May 9, 2017 Continue reading