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The Branding Backlash
(Radio Adelaide, 2001)
Adelaide Festival of Ideas session, Bonython Hall, 4:30pm, Friday 13 July, 2001. Chaired by Morag Fraser.
The Future and Other Australian Anxieties
(Radio Adelaide, 2001)
Adelaide Festival of Ideas session, Brookman Hall, 2:45pm, Friday 13 July, 2001. Chaired by Morag Fraser.
Modest Everyman. "Nugget Coombs:A Reforming Life" by Tim Rowse. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2002-10)
In Rowse's view, Nugget Coombs, with his breadth of concerns, his finely tuned ecological, cultural and economic antennae, and his technical competence, is the fit, in fact a better, prophet for any viable new Australian ...
Where's the Fun in Fundamentalism?
(Radio Adelaide, 2003)
Adelaide Festival of Ideas session, Bonython Hall, 11:30am, Friday 11 July, 2003. Chaired by Morag Fraser.
A Cautionary Tale. "Off Course: From Public Place To Marketplace At Melbourne University" by John Cain and John Hewitt. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2004-04)
Should the recent turbulent history of one university in one state of Australia matter to us? Some of the critics of Cain and Hewitt's "Off Course" think not. But there is a residual, stubborn, Robert Menzies-inspired ...
Bite Back. "Crimes Against Humanity: The Struggle for Global Justice (Second Edition)" by Geoffrey Robertson. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2002-11)
Geoffrey Robertson's new edition of his magisterial "Crimes Against Humanity" demonstrates exactly why popular culture in the murderous twentieth century opted for a "Seven Samurai" (or "Magnificent Seven") version of ...
Mind Hoards. "Whitefella Jump Up: The Shortest Way to Nationhood (Quarterly Essay 11)" by Germaine Greer and "Made in England: Australia's British Inheritance (Quarterly Essay 12)" by David Malouf. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-12)
With Greer proposing that white Australians embrace Aboriginality, that ‘the gubba move towards the blackfella’, and with Malouf working to the title "Made in England: Australia’s British Inheritance", one might expect, ...
September 11: A Symposium.
(Australian Book Review, 2002-09)
Post-September 11, in Australia, as in the USA, the ad hominem tactic has had a thorough workout, and the patriotism card is the most thumbed in the deck. As a consequence, it becomes increasingly difficult, even in our ...
(Australian Book Review, 2003-03)
Christopher Menz, who has now curated and written the catalogues for two splendid Morris exhibitions for the Art Gallery of South Australia, concerns himself more with Morris's designs than his poetry. But the characteristic ...
Dehumanising Us All. "Dark Victory" by David Marr and Marian Wilkinson and "Don't Tell the Prime Minister" by Patrick Weller. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-04)
With these two books and Peter Mares’s admirable "Borderline" now in the public domain, it is impossible to say we haven't been told the truth. Or that we don't understand the long-term consequences of the Howard government's ...