Robert Manne

Robert Manne
Robert Manne is emeritus professor of politics and vice-chancellor’s fellow at La Trobe University. His most recent books are The Mind of the Islamic State and On Borrowed Time.



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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

The mind of the Islamic State

Society

An ideology of savagery

Born in Australia

blog

Thornton McCamish’s ‘Our Man Elsewhere: In search of Alan Moorehead’ is an antidote to forgetfulness

How has it come to this?

blog

Our asylum-seeker system has been taken over by a rigid, irrational mindset

Diabolical

Politics

Why have we failed to address climate change?

Slow death

Politics

Deterrents and resettlement may be the only way to break the asylum-seeker gridlock

Laudato Si’: A political reading

blog

The papal encyclical is the first work that has risen to the full challenge of climate change

Broken faith in politics

Politics

Australia has cheerfully grown complacent, self-absorbed and selfish

Wilful blindness

Book review

Naomi Klein’s ‘This Changes Everything’

The revenge of the Kelly Gang

The Australian

In the October issue of The Monthly I wrote “Kelly Country”, a 2,200 word Comment on Paul Kelly’s Triumph and Demise. The Comment began by praising Kelly’s The End of Certainty as perhaps the most influential book about …

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