Carly Learson

News

We Summarised the Budget and Now Need a Stiff Drink

So this is what happens when young people vote Greens. You getting a caning by the Treasurer. Because what the Government is doing to all but the richest of us makes no sense economically, socially, or logically.
Carly Learson
5.14.14
Vice Blog

The VICE Primer to the 2014-15 Australian Budget

There are a couple of ways the Government could get rid of the deficit altogether. But doing any of them would upset the most important people in Australia – Gina Rinehart and other rich people.
Carly Learson
5.8.14
Travel

Why Do Young Australians Love the Monarchy So Much?

A whopping 60 percent of 18- to 24-year-olds favor remaining technically under the dominion of the queen of England. I talked to some of them to figure out why that was.
Carly Learson
4.25.14
Australia

Young Australians Just Love the Monarchy

If it wasn't clear before that Australians have English overlords, it is now.
Carly Learson
4.23.14
News

Some Walls are Getting Punched Tonight

Tony Abbott's press conference was supposed to be about a second Sydney airport. Instead he was forced to answer questions about NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell's corruption-linked resignation.
Carly Learson
4.16.14
News

The World Is Still Searching For MH370

There are two objects floating in the Indian Ocean but chances are they're not the missing Malaysian Airlines 777 that disappeared 13 days ago.
Carly Learson
3.20.14
News

Oops Artists Just Lost Heaps Of Money

Artists have 'won' their boycott of the Biennale. Transfield Holdings is no longer giving money to the event, and the Chairman has resigned. Woohoo!
Carly Learson
3.17.14
News

Locking Up Women In Australia Is Getting Expensive

More Australian women are going to prison than ever before and a look at the statistics shows that it's not doing much good for them or for us.
Carly Learson
3.11.14
Photo

Meet the Guy with the World’s Largest Collection of Soviet Bus Stop Photos

Chris is a photographer who got obsessed with bus stops in the former Soviet Union. He's put them together into the biggest collection of Soviet bus stop photos in the world, according to him. He's just launched a campaign on Kickstarter to put them...
Carly Learson
2.27.14
The Hate Boat

No Wimps Allowed - Scott Morrison Won't Let Facts or Candlelight Stand in his Way

This week we look at senate estimates, the facts are surrounding the riots on Manus Island, what happened when an asylum seeker wanted an abortion, and who's making money out of our asylum seeker problem.
Carly Learson
2.26.14
The Hate Boat

All of Australia's Asylum Seeker News in One Depressing Weekly Post

Death on Manus Island, dodgy security firms, SEIV spotting drones, and a call from the Iranian government.
Carly Learson
2.19.14
The Fashion Issue 2014

Fashion Comes to the Outback

In April, the first-ever Australian Indigenous Fashion Week will be held in Sydney. It's the brainchild Krystal Perkins, a marketing executive who hopes to bring Aboriginal art to a wider audience and teach indigenous women and girls to become models
Carly Learson
2.17.14
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