Walking the city, reading the city

Type
Reflection
Category
Culture

As I travelled across London on the District Line, there was a snippet of text running through my mind: ‘The primary question ecology faces today is whether an ecologically oriented society can be created out of the present anti-ecological one.’

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Type
Polemic
Category
Politics

Mr Freedom’s at it again!

As George Brandis presented parliament with a bill to jail for five years anyone who discloses information relating to ‘special intelligence operations’, Tim Wilson was giving interviews to the press.

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Type
Article
Category
Culture

Fifty per cent feminist

It is at points like this – the creation of history – that women disappear, as if they had never been there at all. As a documentary maker that trained as an historian, I am very aware that histories reflect as much about the time in which they are written as the period they depict.