Keen exhortations are loud, explosive and, most importantly, things we can, in many cases, all understand together.
Helen Razer shares a long car ride with an Australian journalist who's not afraid to step on the toes of more than a few in the American media.
Burnside, as you likely know, is a barrister, a refugee advocate and a man with an honourable alphabet of letters appended by others to his name. He's also a fighter and dogged correspondent who seems to thinks a lot about death.
Some are born to outrage. Others have it thrust upon them. Introducing a new series from Crikey's provocateur-in-chief Helen Razer ...