Getting worse: Grim prediction for 2021

The US is days away from a new president but the extreme violence is only going to get worse – and it’s putting Australia at risk too. “Battle-hardened” Donald Trump supporters may pose an even greater threat in the future despite the change in presidency...

Australia urged to deal with right wing extremists

“Battle-hardened” Donald Trump supporters may pose an even greater threat in the future despite the change in presidency to Joe Biden, one expert says. Elliott Brennan, research associate at Sydney University’s United States Studies Centre, has been monitoring the social media accounts of right wing...

Dumb decision Trump haters will regret

This time next week, Donald Trump will just a memory in the White House. But “stupid” decisions being made by his opponents will haunt them forever. OPINION The move by the US political and corporate establishment to ban Donald Trump from public office and social...

Australia braces for anti-vax nightmare

The federal government has warned Australians that recovery from COVID-19 won’t be possible if a large number refuse to take a vaccine. Australians are being urged to be wary of online disinformation as the federal government prepares to rollout the COVID-19 vaccine next month. The...

Australia braces for anti-vax nightmare

Australians are being urged to be wary of online disinformation as the federal government prepares to rollout the COVID-19 vaccine next month. The pandemic has provided a major opportunity for conspiracy theories to flourish, sparking questions over the role of government and social media giants...

‘Average mum’ behind Capitol protest

Amy Kremer describes herself as “your average mum” and a “true southern belle”. In her own words, she simply “loves her country and wants her child to have what she always had”. But the former Delta Airlines flight attendant – now right-wing political activist –...