Commentary on news items and the news media itself.
A landmark Australian film made relevant afresh as we consider contemporary war crimes.
Managing fear and resistance to change requires insight and tact .
How literacy skills might determine ’employability’ and promotion opportunities.
Simple language and dumbed-down concepts must not become anti-intellectualism.
Liberal democracy is not anything anyone wants it to mean. It has long and profound traditions.
This is Ridley Scott’s most significant film, deserving a re-evaluation after the disaster that was the studio edit.
Morrison represents the lowest road possible when it comes to leaders.
The serif is a constant companion, a known quantity, a faithful servant of the words.
Not the celebration of toxic masculinity and anarchic revolt often assumed.
Personal experiences can lead us to invalidate even credible ‘knowledge’, and deference to other authorities can lead us to accept irrational ideas.
Arguably the best television adaptation of a novel, still, after more than 40 years.
Commentary on the news in December 2020.