Beyond the ashes

Type
Review

Cricket has been embraced by both sides of the political divide, but it’s no coincidence that the greatest book ever written on the subject was authored by a man of the hard left, the late great Trinidadian Marxist writer and historian C.L.R. James.

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Type
Article
Category
Politics

Alien/native

The Barangaroo Delivery Authority claims the development is ‘adding a brilliant new dimension to brilliant Sydney.’ Though if the Shademaster is planted, the effect will prove the opposite of this vision; the character of the landscape will be as Sydney-like as the casino at Barangaroo South is ethical.

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Type
Polemic
Category
Activism

The Muslim Menace

The interesting thing about living in an ideologically ‘post-racial’ society – which is nevertheless dependent to the extreme on structures and practices of racism and racial violence – is that talking about racism is equivalent to perpetuating it.

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Article
Category
Culture
Politics
Writing

Uncreative politics

The term Creative Industries is also indebted to a particular aesthetic idea of what counts as art. If Foley wants to be minister for that department, perhaps we need a counter position in a Ministry of Uncreative Industries.