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Not just men

Not just men

By Greg Spearritt Let me state up front: the current gender crisis is not up to women to fix. It’s male behaviour and a deeply sexist culture, and a...

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Believing

Believing

By Greg Spearritt Who to believe? Attorney-General Christian Porter or the woman, unfortunately now deceased, who accused him of raping her when...

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Cheap

Cheap

By John Carr When I was growing up in the 1940s and 50s, I was often intrigued by some of the pejorative terms used by adults. The adults of my...

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Woke folk

Woke folk

By John Carr The metaphoric use of ‘woke’ reached mainstream Australian media only during 2020 – when there were lots of more important issues to...

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Deadly theology

Deadly theology

By Greg Spearritt In the wake of the Australia Day honour bestowed on tennis great and influential Christian homophobe Margaret Court, Alistair...

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Celebrating arrival

Celebrating arrival

By Greg Spearritt Australia Day, celebrated – or mourned – on January 26, marks the arrival of the First Fleet ships at Port Jackson. So much about...

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Without a vision?

Without a vision?

By Greg Spearritt Anwen Crawford, music critic with The Monthly, has an interesting take on a fundamental shift in identity formation. In our...

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