Unfoldingofevents

Pertinent

Machines mourn maker

Machines mourn maker

Personal computers, telephones and other devices from the Apple corporation have marked the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in...

Contemporaneous Manne

Contemporaneous Manne

Increasingly Recursive Gonzo Historian of the Present Robert Manne is like a historian who, availing himself of a time machine,...

Parliament: the musical

Parliament: the musical

“I am not a prude, but I fail to see why such a shower of filth and sexual allusion should...

The Semantic demise of the Left/Right dichotomy

The Semantic demise of the Left/Right dichotomy

Introduction  This week saw the semantic death, after a thousand unkind cuts, of the Left/Right dichotomy in Australian politics. High...

A Modest Proposal Concerning Refugees and Other Unfortunates Adrift

A Modest Proposal Concerning Refugees and Other Unfortunates Adrift

A Modest Proposal in Summary  The Modest Proposal outlined below is by no means profound in conception.  Rather, it concerns...