Australians love a bargain, but what's the real cost of cheap clothes from the sweat shops in Bangladesh?
When a small casino opened on the sleepy outpost of Christmas Island in 1993, few realised what a blinding and instant success it would be.
Veteran print reporter Malcolm Brown has covered some of the biggest stories of the last four decades, but now finds himself somewhat out of step with the times in an industry caught on the cutting
"When Bubbles Burst" provides a fascinating glimpse into the inner workings of the global economy, examining the mechanics behind bubbles and crashes and suggesting trends for the future.
Every hour of every day, our digital interactions are being recorded and logged.
While debate rages over Australia's border security, there's growing evidence that the greatest threat to Australia's national security potentially comes from foreign computer hackers.
When it comes to offering a helping hand to those in need Australians are among the most generous in the world, but why are our wealthy are among the most reluctant when it comes to giving money?
Madhouse Mess explores how the Republican Party's political dysfunction, from the Tea Party to Reagan hero-worship, left Washington in gridlock.
Wolfgang and Skye have devoted their time, money and talent to producing unique Australian comic books through their company, Gestalt Publishing.
Sir Michael Marmot is a global authority on public health who has spent his career investigating how soci factors affect the health of the world's population.
There are startling and credible predictions that more than five million Australian jobs will simply disappear in the next 15 years as a result of technology.
Across Australia the number of police suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is growing, damaged by the extreme situations they're repeatedly exposed to.
Most people have heard of the illegal drug Ice, also known as crystal meth or methamphetamine.
What if you were able to vaccinate your children against addictive drugs like nicotine, heroin, cocaine or amphetamines before they were even old enough to try them?
In universities and laboratories all over the world, scientists are racing to help find a solution to halt climate change. And the answer may come from deep in the Amazon.
Anorexia is every parent's nightmare. It's the dieting disease that strikes young girls seemingly at random. This disease has the highest death rate of any psychiatric disorder.
For parents and teachers of kids with food allergies managing lunchtime can be a nightmare.
Once known as manic depression, Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric condition that affects 100,000 Australians. And while it can be treated, there is no cure.
James Vote is a 65–year–old diabetic suffering from peripheral vascular disease. Doctors told him it was inevitable he would lose his leg.
Catalyst travels to England where a nasty side effect of global warming has occurred.