Creativity

Research priorities: towards a culture of ideas

Research priorities: towards a culture of ideas

Last week, I looked at the new Coalition government’s intention to circumscribe the range of acceptable topics for Australian Research Council grants. I think – aside from the obvious ‘condemn’ – that might also provide a useful starting point for […]

Is Lorde lesbian?

Is Lorde lesbian?

The answer is: don’t know, and not particularly fussed one way or any of the other three, but let’s see whether this thread can spin as long as one with a similar title and theme from back in the day. […]

PJK’s True Believers

PJK’s True Believers

We shouldn’t let the 20th anniversary of the Victory of the True Believers pass without comment. It was two decades ago that Paul Keating led the Labor Party to a famous win over John Hewson’s Coalition. Keating, of course, is […]