Anne Manne

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20 ENTRIES Anne Manne is the author of Motherhood, the Quarterly Essay ‘Love & Money’ and the memoir So This Is Life. Her most recent book is The Life of I: The new culture of narcissism.



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Society

The last word on George Pell

The royal commission’s damning verdict on what Pell knew about child sexual abuse in the Church

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Society

The Newcastle trial of Graeme Lawrence

The second most senior churchman in Australia to be found guilty of child sexual abuse

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Society

The sentencing of George Pell

It took a judge to explain power to a cardinal

Image of Women’s Liberation march, Sydney, 1972

Society

Making women’s unpaid work count

Feminist economics pioneer Marilyn Waring on care and the unfinished feminist revolution

Image of Ian Shevill

Society

Rape among the lamingtons

Tragic evidence of child sexual abuse in the Newcastle Anglican Church

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A companionable rooster

Why are our pets so pampered?

Stan Grant

Society

The advocate

On Stan Grant’s radical hope

Joker  in  the  pack

Politics

Joker  in  the  pack

On the road with the irrepressible Nick Xenophon

In defence of the rat

Society

In defence of the rat

The many talents of a much-maligned rodent

The wife and times

Family and relationships

The wife and times

Annabel Crabb’s ‘The Wife Drought’

Confident white males - and other profiles of denialism

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Confident white males - and other profiles of denialism

  "We are vaguely aware of choosing not to look at the facts, but not quite conscious of what it is we are evading." - Stanley Cohen, State of Denial   The ‘facts’ on climate change could not be clearer. There …

De Beauvoir's heir? Badinter with the great thinker in 1983. © Francoise Duc Pages/Kipa/Corbis

Feminism

Children’s Lib

Elisabeth Badinter’s 'The Conflict: Woman and Mother'

Community and disability activist Rhonda Galbally with members of the Human Rights Committee for Victoria at Parliament House, Melbourne, June 2005. © Eddie Jim/Fairfax Syndication

Politics

Two nations

The case for a national disability insurance scheme

Dubbed the greatest match race in history, Seabiscuit (inside left), ridden by George Woolf, beats War Admiral in 1938. © Bettman / Corbis

Society

How not to win the Melbourne Cup

In sentimental movies about horseracing, such as National Velvet and Seabiscuit, there is a recurring theme. A rough diamond with potential slowly becomes a champion, transforming the lives of all those associated with it. The ending …

Gendercide

Society

Gendercide

A decade ago I wrote a newspaper article about Sarah Blaffer Hrdy’s controversial book Mother Nature: Natural Selection and the Female of the Species. Halfway through I came across a photo that has haunted me ever since. A Pakistani mother …

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