Television has always had a huge and direct impact on social policy. Abbott's dismissal of the medium isn't just intellectually dishonest, it's plain out of touch.
A new survey has found that some kids in the UK hold worrying and warped views about immigration and Islam.
The phones help them keep in touch with their families and friends back home, as well as local contacts that are their key to reaching their ultimate destinations.
Economist Michael Clemens is pretty sure that the continent won't collapse.
We take a close look at Alabama's strict anti-immigration laws and then travel to Haiti to see where the 2010 earthquake relief funds really ended up.
So far this year, over 1700 migrants have died in the process of crossing the Mediterranean into Europe. That number is likely to spike as traffic increases in the summer months.
Apr 21, 2015
In the lead up to the British general election, anti-immigrationists are calling on the nation to "get Australian" with border policy. We asked some people in the street what they think this means.
Anti-immigrant policies are causing the deaths of people desperately trying to reach better lives in Europe.
An in-depth look at the situation playing out in the Mediterranean.
While documenting the personal effects of those who tried to reach "the other side," I came to admire the migrants' desire to leave their troubled pasts behind and build new lives.
As the election approaches, nobody's talking about the humanitarian crisis on our doorstep.
A new four-part series looks at England's misunderstood eastern side, starting with Margate and Dover.
A culture of criminalization increasingly shapes migrant life on both sides of the Atlantic.
Former Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Fraser, has died at the age of 84
In 2012, Benito Vasquez-Hernandez was picked up in California and taken to Oregon to testify against his son in a murder case. He's still there.
Why do we regularly see videos of British women being racist? Why do they seem to make it into the news cycle rather than incidents of public male-perpetrated racism?
Naz Shah is rising to power from a past of abuse, drug deals, murder, and poverty. Compared with that, getting harassed by Daily Mail reporters is nothing.
Safdar Ahmed's "Villawood" tells the stories of refugees and the loneliness, hopelessness, and banality that results from incarceration.
The defendant's lawyer opened things up by admitting her client did the deed, leaving jurors to puzzle over the "why" and whether he should go to jail for life or be executed.
Global warming denial, homophobic literature, and leaflets claiming that foreign aid is actually spent on "giving dance lessons to Africans" were just the tip of the iceberg.
Even the Romanian Prime Minister complained that "The Romanians Are Coming" is prejudiced.
It's good because it means there are fewer detainees, but bad because the remaining detainees might go to Nauru.
Earlier this month protesters rallied outside the Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay, Ontario, to demand the release of immigrants who have never been charged with crimes.
For many young Ukrainians, disheartened by the country's lack of post-revolution progress, leaving is not a difficult choice.