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How the ‘Kardashians of Aussie Communism’ kept up with the Jones'

The strange and twisting tale of the Yugoslavian spy, the Nazi hunter, the ABC journalist and the ...  
Review: 'This Time: Australia's Republican Past and Future'

Romaine Rutnam reviews Dr Benjamin T. Jones' new book calling for a Republic of Australia based on ...  
Review: 'False Claims of Colonial Thieves'

Dr Laurie Keim reviews a new, rich book of poetry and, within it, he traces the fault lines in the ...  
Game of Mates: Exposing the corruption club

Favours, grey gifts and mutual back-scratching can be profitable when you're part of a loyal ...  
Frankenstein's bicentenary, Barnaby Joyce and the return of the undead

Dr Glenn Davies examines Mary Shelley's timeless cautionary tale, our endless fascination with ...  
Review: 'Maaate! Bribe-proofing the public purse against good blokes'

Robert Jones reviews 'Maaate! Bribe-proofing the public purse against good blokes' — a harrowing ...  
Is the World Full Yet?

With spiralling population growth, what is the world going to look like in 120 years? A new book ...  
Bridging Troubled Waters: Australia and asylum seekers

A new book on Australian refugee policy aims to be a bipartisan guide to change, but avoids the ...  
Asylum by Boat: Origins of Australia's refugee policy

Kevin Bain reviews a new book by Claire Higgins which traces the origins of Australia's asylum ...  
Moral Panic 101: Safe Schools and the new folk devils

Many social scientists of an older generation will have felt a warm glow at the appearance of ...  
From Left to Right and back again: The Donald Horne enigma

A new selection of writings by iconoclastic social commentator and historian Donald Horne has ...  
BOOK REVIEWS: Islamism, totalitarianism and the Islamic State

Kevin Bain reviews a new book on whether Islamism is "totalitarian", as well as Robert Manne's ...  
The best aphorisms are usually said with no intention of being quoted

A new collection of all-Australian quotes, The Wisdom of Oz: Australian aphorisms from the ...  
Militarism and its contribution to global warming

Geoffrey Murray reviews Marty Branagan's 'Global Warming, Militarism and Nonviolence'.  
Frank Walker's 'Traitors: Why Australia and its allies betrayed our Anzacs'

Bilal Cleland discusses the depth of the betrayal of Australian forces by the post-war settlements ...  
Review: ‘The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck'

Brooke Murphy reviews ‘The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck', a self-help book with a differe ...  
The New Odyssey: The Story of Europe’s Refugee Crisis

Kevin Bain reviews Patrick Kingsley's new book on the European refugee odyssey — 'their despe ...  
Australia's structural inequality: Banking and the 'Game of Mates'

While a small group of mates continue to profit at the majority's expense, a growing number of ...  
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