Ian Thorpe’s declaration that he’s gay has been met with a combination of celebration and mockery. While many have praised the Olympian for speaking out, others have joked that he … Continue reading
It was great to speak with Chris about the myth of meritocracy. You can listen to the interview here.
‘Work hard and you will achieve. The only barrier to success is your own imagination. You can be whatever you want to be, you just have to want it badly … Continue reading
Tony Abbott is a pathological liar who has lost the respect of the Australian people. He leads a beleaguered government, held ransom by extremists in the Senate. His government is … Continue reading
“It’s not easy being Green.” Or, at least that’s been the claim of pundits eager to write-off the environmental party after a challenging few years. In 2012, the retirement of … Continue reading
You could be excused for thinking April Fools Day came early this year, after watching the performance of the Abbott Government last week. Forget the right to health or education, … Continue reading
Australian politics is certainly not for the faint-hearted and vitriol is levelled at politicians of all stripes. John Howard was famously described as a “lying rodent”, Julia Gillard a “bitch” … Continue reading
Olympic diver Tom Daley created a media splash on Tuesday when he announced that he was having a relationship with a man. The response provides an interesting insight into community … Continue reading
It was great to join Rob and Christie on Foxtel’s The Exchange discussing Reality TV and its implications for society and culture.
The 2013 election outcome could only be described as mixed for the Australian Greens. The party achieved something rare among minor parties – having not only won a lower house … Continue reading
Julia Gillard came under fire for playing the so called ‘gender card’, but a closer examination of the Rudd v Abbott contest reveals that it is her male adversaries who … Continue reading