I don’t believe in any patriotic holidays. But a patriotic holiday on such a terrible date needs to be moved, rebuilt, or abolished.
At least mathematics is commendable
The Australian government announced a proposal to force tech companies to provide government agencies with the contents of encrypted communications.
Of all the things
Of all the things, what does Australian electoral politics concerns itself with?
Elections — or, how not to gnaw your arm off
Electoral politics in Australia. The mere thought of it makes me want to gnaw my arm off.
The Impact of Impact
On some aspects of the research funding system in the UK and Australia.
Easiest Election Ever
Most Australians must be glad the farce is almost over. The federal election is only a few days away. And the farce has surely led the country to an historical ebb, an international embarrassment for democracy. A debate shifted to
By jingo, it’s ANZAC day, Australia’s favourite nationalist/gambling holiday! Time to put aside pro-war ANZAC “lest we forget” mythology, which amounts to forgetting everything important in history. Lest we forget Australia’s role in maintaining British, now American, domination of the
The Herd strikes again
These have been around for a while now, but still, songs about history, US foreign policy, and war, are always interesting. The first one in particular is one of the most educational music videos I’ve ever seen (read the headlines!).