politics


Neo-conservatism: Irving Kristol’s living legacy

Cas Mudde | 25 September 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: neo-conservatism, politics, United States
The godfather of America's neocons has died, but it is too soon to bury his movement.


Tough love just for Africa?

Chinwuba Iyizoba | 24 September 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, Barack Obama, development, politics
Despite the rhetoric of Western leaders, it appears the West is happy to keep Africa poor to exploit its natural wealth.


Politicians need to inspire passion in education

Don Graham | 22 September 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: arts, culture, education, politics
Despite the rhetoric of politicians about education, educationist Sir Kenneth Robinson argues that they overlook the need to inspire the passions of individual students.


What to call the media

Sheila Liaugminas | 13 September 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: media, politics
Odd….three times in one day, I’ve heard or read references to the need to stop using the term ‘mainstream media’.


Power to the people

Sheila Liaugminas | 12 September 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: politics, United States
This is community organising with adrenalin pumping.


The right question

Sheila Liaugminas | 11 September 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Barack Obama, education, politics
It was a bit overstated for the media to characterize conservative outrage over President Obama’s address to the nation’s schoolchildren as “foolish” or overblown.


Ted Kennedy’s ambiguous legacy

Michael Cook | 29 August 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Catholicism, Edward Kennedy, politics, United States
For America’s most famous Catholic, morality and politics had little to do with each other.


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