Category Archives: Politics

my thoughts on joe studwell’s asian godfathers

While this book was published in 2007, it is still a relevant and informative text. In this book, Studwell looks at the economic development of the countries in South East Asia as well as Hong Kong from post-independence to the … Continue reading

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co-option through corporatisation of dissent

Glen Greenwald recently wrote about the rejection of Bradley Manning as a Grand Marshall at the┬áSan Francisco gay pride parade. To summarise, Manning was rejected as a Grand Marshall as he had, according to the organisers fo the leadership of … Continue reading

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waleed aly – the sport of killing leaders

In April’s issue of The Monthly, there is a great article by Waleed Aly on what is going on in the Australian political scene with regards to the replacing elected leaders thanks to party politics. He writes particularly well about … Continue reading

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