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The Rivers of China, by Jack Zhou

The Rivers of China by Jack Zhou With China’s publication of its First National Census for Water in 2013, it became known that 28,000 rivers – a total basin area of almost 3 million square kilometres – appeared to have dried up and vanished. This remains an especially worrying figure …

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The Dangerous Idea of Universal Basic Income

Can unconditional welfare payments finally provide the solution to working poverty in Australia? By Christopher Valencic Universal basic income (UBI) has been heralded as the future of welfare and a way to finally bring equality to societies with more than enough money to go around. Anyone who has shared the …

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Charity Starts at Home

By Carrie Lee   In recognition of Anti-Poverty Week,  we bring you this piece in collaboration with UNSW’s Social Justice Project.   Four months before I made my final HSC rite of passage, my mum caught a plane to Papua New Guinea and trekked through the jungle, vaccinating communities with …

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