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MacCormack: What next, Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse?

MacCormack: What next, Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse?

Peter Costello has escalated his doomsday rhetoric very quickly since Tuesday's inflation figures, but he needs to pace himself. We won't even be into November before Kevin Rudd becomes one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, writes David MacCormack.

1915 and all that: History in a holding pattern

1915 and all that: History in a holding pattern

So, after a lot of sound and fury, a one-day conference, a lot of tut-tutting about hysterical accusations, the development of the new high school history curriculum turned out to be a fix after all. After Professor Tony Taylor, a specialist in history education, presented his draft curriculum developed after a heavily right-slanted one-day conference on the issue, the Government has called in Geoffrey Blainey and Gerard Henderson to rewrite it.