authoritarianism

Our own desert places

I have succumbed to the July lurgy, so today: an invitation to join me in Stuff I Have Been Reading. Don’t miss the stuff below the cut. Jane Simpson is amazing. Aboriginal Poets We are tired of the benches, our… Read More ›

Beyond parody

Greg Sheridan in the Government Gazette. But I would trust our democratic political system a thousand times more than I would trust its civil liberties lawyers.

Living Black

First, a news snippet: The Age: Indigenous land takeover angers NT govt NT Attorney-General [and Member for Nhulunbuy] Syd Stirling said Aboriginal communities territory-wide were angry, confused and talking of legal action. He said the territory government was seeking advice… Read More ›