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Chengxin Pan reviews 'How to Defend Australia' by Hugh White

Chengxin Pan
15 September 2019

Barely a decade ago, Australia was in the middle of much excitement about the Asian Century. Today, those heady days seem a distant memory. A growing number of pundits see the north as tro More

Zora Simic reviews 'See What You Made Me Do: Power, control and domestic abuse' by Jess Hill and 'Rape: From Lucretia to #MeToo' by Mithu Sanyal

Zora Simic
26 August 2019

Domestic violence and rape are not easy topics to write or read about. It’s not just because of the subject matter itself, as grim and More

Morag Fraser reviews 'In Denial: The Stolen Generations and the Right (Quarterly Essay 1)' by Robert Manne

Morag Fraser
22 August 2019

Much current debate on crucial issues facing Australia – the economy, race relations, foreign affairs, for example – is conduct More

Peter Goldsworthy reviews 'The Wreck of the Batavia and Prosper' by Simon Leys

Peter Goldsworthy
22 August 2019

In reviewing the first half of Simon Leys’s new book, The Wreck of More

Lisa Gorton reviews 'Biplane Houses' and 'Collected Poems' by Les Murray

Lisa Gorton
22 August 2019

Perhaps only John Shaw Neilson and Judith Wright have brought an equal sense of place to Australian poet More

David Haworth reviews Growing Up Aboriginal In Australia edited by Anita Heiss

David Haworth
22 July 2019

The late historian Patrick Wolfe did not pull any punches when he wrote that colonialism seeks to eliminate and replace the Indigenous cultures holding sovereignty over the lands and resou More

Tony Birch reviews 'The History Wars' by Stuart Macintyre and Anna Clark, and 'Whitewash' edited by Robert Manne

Tony Birch
07 June 2019

Towards the end of his informative introduction, Robert Manne, the editor of Whitewash: On Keith Windschuttle’s fabrication of Aboriginal history, outlines the collective intention of the book’s nineteen More

Rubik Roy reviews Dead Right: How neoliberalism ate itself and what comes next by Richard Denniss

Rubik Roy
23 May 2019

A spectre is haunting Australia, that of neo-liberalism. For the last thirty years, both major parties have subscribed to its tenets in order to propitiate big business. It is an ideology More

Rubik Roy reviews 'Dead Right: How neoliberalism ate itself and what comes next' by Richard Denniss

Rubik Roy
01 July 2009

A spectre is haunting Australia, that of neo-liberalism. For the last thirty years, both major parties have subscribed to its tenets in order to propitiate big business. It is an ideology More

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