La La Land Review

By Grigory Graborenko -

Review by Adrian Taylor It’s difficult to pinpoint if La La Land is a sign of a new spring or an elegy for the art of the musical. It’s critical and box office success, however, at least mean the option to make these types of films is not extinguished...

Category: Reviews

The working class revolt that left black voters behind

By Nathan Waite -

During the build up to the US 2016 General Election an analysis conducted by a senior economist at Gallup found that the widely assumed link between...

Category: Politics

More democracy would have stopped Trump

By Grigory Graborenko -

Trump is president. It seems impossible, but here we are. Clearly the voters made a terrible choice, and we will all have to live...

Category: Politics

Life after debt

By Nathan Waite -

Politicians love to whip up fear in the public. They live in a cartoon binary world of left and right, good and evil, and savers...

Categories: Economics, Politics

The West enshrines Tarantino – The H8ful Eight

By A.C. Taylor -

  Quentin Tarantino has been round long enough that the tide of time and cinema has enveloped him. He started out (and continues) as...

Category: Reviews

Bangladesh, You Little Battler: Mark Swivel’s “How Deep Is Your Love?”

By Soheil Ahmed -

Mark Swivel’s “How Deep is Your Love?” is essentially a travel slide show, organized around his recent experiences in Bangladesh. Mark’s title, from the Bee...

Category: Reviews

How to get to our nearest star in just twenty-two years

By Grigory Graborenko -

Let’s use particle accelerators to propel our spaceships! Wait, back up, why should we even try to reach Alpha-Centauri? Because the fate of the...

Category: Science

We need to stop calling ISIS a death cult

By Nathan Waite -

Despite what we are repeatedly told ISIS is not a “death cult”. In a media environment governed by clickbait and eye catching news snippets it sometimes feels...

Category: Politics

Spectre Review: A big steaming pile of meh

By Grigory Graborenko -

There are plenty of decent bond films. There’s something charming about the goofy absurdity of the older flicks. Even when Austin Powers satirized the...

Category: Reviews

Gough Whitlam, Malcolm Turnbull & the IPA

By Nathan Waite -

One year before Abbott’s 2013 Election victory the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) implored Tony Abbott to “be like Gough” in his first term...

Category: Politics

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