We should condemn UK politicians, therefore, not for hedging on the promise implicit in the referendum but for making this commitment in the first place.
The pet projects of right wing think tanks and campaign funding for libertarian causes did interest David, but he wished for more.
Despite our triumphalist culture, our suffering defines us more than our victories.
This essay rises from musing about British PM Boris Johnson, Brexit and the European Union, and of course musing about our own situation in Australia.
It has to be a game changer when a book espousing communism is the talk of the town. It has done this by putting the discussion on a firm footing.
When I was young and naive I believed that I was Australian.
The critics are right – the reason for entering politics ought to be service to the country rather than a lucrative professional career.
Peterson argues that ‘the Equity Doctrine …. has gone too far’.
What empowers people and nurtures a shared sense of purpose and belonging is individuals, business and community leaders working together, in good faith, on solutions that reflect local conditions.
Almost one-third of the players in the State of Origin on last Wednesday night refused to sing the national anthem because of a quibble over one word.
We are genetically wired to follow our leaders.
In Australia, our political system promotes all the wrong childhood, competitive behaviours like tactical play, groupthink, manipulating, and even backstabbing over our more mature adult behaviours.