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How Australian public life has been diminished

Culture wars, climate wars and the bureaucratisation of writing have eroded the public sphere

Drama in hell

The descent of creative arts at Australia’s universities

The bin fire of the humanities

Casualisation and relentless cost-cutting have destroyed the credibility of Australian universities

When the rivers run dry

Universities are in trouble, and the government isn’t helping

A minor language

If Footscray Primary’s Vietnamese program ends, what else is lost?

Blind study

When it comes to China’s influence, Australian universities have been burying their heads in the sand for too long

Learning difficulties

The Coalition’s political agenda is a gross infringement on academic freedom

At what cost

University fees have never functioned as a price signal in the way the government is anticipating

Oh, the humanities

Despite the ideological thrust of Dan Tehan’s funding proposals, universities might now have an incentive to boost humanities enrolments

The screens that ate school

What do we really know about the growing presence of Google, Apple, Microsoft and more in the education system?