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Bush's Barbecue. "Howard's War" by Alison Broinowski [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-10)
To write a political polemic requires both acidic wit and the ability to recognise the limits of one’s case, neither of which is Broinowski’s forte. Her case is stronger now than when, a few months ago, she finished what ...
725 Bases of Power. "The Sorrows of Empire" by Chalmers Johnson. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2004-05)
Chalmers Johnson, who began his career in the US Navy and became a consultant to the CIA, is one of the most respected American experts on East Asia and international affairs. Over the past few years, he has emerged as a ...
The Future of an Illusion: Superstition and Idolatry. [essay]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-06)
This essay explores the role of institutionalised religion in modern society, and particularly its role in justifying political or social action. It concludes that, given the dangerous conflicts in the world today, ...