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A tissue of lies: Paul Sheehan and “Louise”

The most perfunctory of checks would have shown Paul Sheehan’s allegations were almost certainly untrue. But he couldn’t help himself.

Echolalia (part 1)

The war on drugs can’t be ended by logic, statistics or facts, because it’s not about drugs

Drugs are bad (part 2)

Panic about drugs has little to do with safety and a lot to do with moral prejudice

The cult of the arsehole

Australia should have a long, hard think about the kind of people we prioritise

Future shock

How did Australian leadership get so unstable?

Something old, something blue

Julia Gillard has changed her mind on same-sex marriage. But has she reformed?