May 10, 2017 18
Amanda Vanstone's Monday column in The Age manages to be the worst thing in the paper, a ramble about Yassmin Abdel-Magied.
May 4, 2017 1
Including also, scenes from a bong-throwing competition.
May 3, 2017 12
The trouble is that these contentless outrages are lit up in a society whose main problem now is a lack of shared meaning.
April 28, 2017 31
The "ferrdom!" brigade do not appear to have realised -- or perhaps do not care -- that any attempt to enforce a set of "national values" around Anzac, has, as its by-product, a reinforcement of the idea that the state could and should be co-opted into doing so.
April 28, 2017 24
It is apt that we've commemorated an unprovoked attack on a Muslim country in 1915 with unprovoked attacks on Muslim women. Anzac Day is about enforcing a white, imperialist narrative.
April 27, 2017 7
Free speech is amazing, unless it's a greenie protest, then it's terrorism.
April 26, 2017 12
Anthem rewrite ... F-35 good at one thing ... lest we forget past marketing stuff-ups ...
April 26, 2017 29
This concocted mass debate, like those before it and those to come, shows that we, as a nation, have no bloody idea about our values.
April 24, 2017 3
Misusing Anzac ... jobs and plagiarism ... Amber Harrison the 'wrong' girl ...
September 9, 2016 18
RUOK Day is the latest addition to the liturgical calendar, where the same comment pieces are written (and "taken down" on social media) and nothing ever changes.