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Why a banned book of sacred Indigenous knowledge is still available for sale

Why a banned book of sacred Indigenous knowledge is still available for sale

The case of Nomads of the Australian Desert sheds light on the legal system's struggle to reckon with the publication of sacred Indigenous material.

Razer: David Graeber cuts through the bullshit

Razer: David Graeber cuts through the bullshit

Next to academic David Graeber, Jordan Peterson is a xerox of Malcolm Gladwell’s rejected TED talk notes on the topic of “Chicks: they’re just like that”

Marcia Langton sparks academic spat over charges of ‘racism’

Marcia Langton sparks academic spat over charges of ‘racism’

Marcia Langton has been accused of ditching serious debate for name-calling. Crikey finds there is much criticism of her approach among academic peers.

Levi-Strauss survived to see that he had become an era

Levi-Strauss survived to see that he had become an era

Claude Levi-Strauss, the anthropologist and founder of structuralism, has died, age 100. His work Claude Levi-Strauss was so influential that it is impossible to imagine a whole intellectual climate without it.

RIP Levi-Strauss (the anthropologist, not the jeans)

RIP Levi-Strauss (the anthropologist, not the jeans)

Influential French anthropologist and intellectual Claude Levi-Strauss has passed away, aged 100. A look at the profound influence he had on modern thought, and links to an array of interviews with the great thinker himself.