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The Dalai Lama's Tibet: now that was hell on earth

Greg Barns writes:Mar 11, 200939 Comments

The Dalai Lama and the system he represents made life intolerable for millions of Tibetans over hundreds of years, writes Greg Barns.

The Internet is a mirror of society, hatebloggers and all

Overland editor Jeff Sparrow writes:Mar 10, 20094 Comments

Most of the problems with Internet culture reflect deeper social issues -- and that's where we need to look to understand why the net hasn’t fulfilled its astonishing potential, writes Jeff Sparrow.

Pokies stats reveal the 'extreme capitalism' of Woolworths

Crikey founder Stephen Mayne writes:Mar 9, 20095 Comments

It really is time Woolies was forced to defend its position on pokies, writes Stephen Mayne.

Why Albrechtsen is wrong on executive pay

Adam Schwab writes:Mar 5, 20092 Comments

For a former commercial lawyer, Albrechtsen shows a surprising lack of business awareness, writes Adam Schwab.

Albrechtsen defends the indefensible: executive salaries

Overland editor Jeff Sparrow writes:Mar 4, 20097 Comments

Who would dare to defend multimillion dollar executive remuneration? Why, Janet Albrechtsen, of course, writes Jeff Sparrow.

Victorian bushfires: disregard demagogues, ecogogues and celebrity dilettantes

Former Australian editor of Wildfire magazine Frank Campbell writes:Mar 2, 20094 Comments

Black Saturday’s firestorm generated a propaganda wordstorm. Ideology masqueraded as analysis. Each faction claimed to speak for the dead but spruiked their own agenda, writes Frank Campbell.

Trujillo latest victim of News Corp's racist toons

Marketing expert Dr Stephen Downes writes: Feb 27, 200912 Comments

The use of racist imagery to depict anyone should be just as unacceptable in Australia as it is in the US, writes Stephen Downes.

Will Baz strike real (or fool's) gold with Australia's DVD?

Long-time popular culture observer Ross Stapleton writes:Feb 26, 20091 Comment

With so much riding on the director’s costly paean to God’s own; the DVD’s success if Fox will forgive us -- has become paramount, writes Ross Stapleton.

Peter Chernin's golden (diamond-encrusted, platinum-gilded) parachute

Adam Schwab writes:Feb 25, 20093 Comments

Even Rupert may difficulty defending paying his COO remuneration of US$147 million, a termination payment of at least US$29 million and a six-year motion picture agreement while News Corp shares plummet, writes Adam Schwab.

Alarms sound as The Australian Spectator launches

Alex Mitchell writes:Feb 20, 20099 Comments

The glittering launch of The Spectator Australia magazine at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music last night ended farcically when a fire alarm went off, writes Ern Malley.

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