Living within our platitudes

Whatever the politicians say, we can't afford to skimp on education

By Don Watson 
About the author Don Watson

Don Watson is an award-winning author and former speechwriter for Paul Keating. His books include Death Sentence: The Decay of Public Language, Recollections of a Bleeding Heart: A Portrait of Paul Keating PMAmerican JourneysThe Bush and, most recently, the Quarterly Essay ‘Enemy Within: American Politics in the Time of Trump’.