The cafe at night. Sirens are howling. There are screams as the Gestapo arrest someone getting a takeaway chicken korma at 8:05pm...
We're in the middle of a storm. And only radical action can get us out.
New targets. Same old story. We're at the point where our failure to Close the Gap has become a perverse source of self-congratulation. Something needs to change.
If those of you outside of Melbourne aren't thinking about the catastrophe ahead, you soon will be.
We can't proceed until we have a detailed debate as to whether eradication is even possible in Australia — and if we would be willing to take the steps necessary.
John Kerr was more than a top-hatted buffoon — he represented all the absurdity and squalor of Australia and the 20th century.
The COVID-19 lockdowns represent one of the most radical transformations of everyday life by the state in human history. Can it be kept up?
If and when there is a successful vaccine, will our lifestyles simply revert to pre-pandemic, or will society change for the better?
The Palace Letters fill out perfectly the ongoing mystery of John Kerr's true mission: the preservation of the US intelligence apparatus in Australia