Intellectual History

The Squeezed

The Squeezed

My new sociological model. Politicians and bureaucrats at the top, bottom-thinking in a tight bubble of a worldview, and thinking well of their 'success'. The public frustrated at policy failure. And policy researchers and developers in the squeeze of being...

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Who is objecting to the Voice of the Historian?

Who is objecting to the Voice of the Historian?

"History and historians play a crucial role in Australian culture. They are foundational to other fields in the arts, with historical research often underpinning film, theatre, literature and even, on occasion, dance. A government serious about implementing a cultural...

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Please Read Carefully

Please Read Carefully

I was recently shocked by email replies to a short comment I made, as what I thought was a extending out a hand of friendship with an intelligent comment.   The replies were hostile in the first case, and extremely annoyed in the second. Both replies...

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