August 20, 2014


Free Market of Ideas


30 Link Lisa Wilkinson
23 Link How Adolescents Make Decisions
10 Post Sugar Man
Ethnic minorities in China, India and the US
9 Post The Honored Dead
Link The Palestinian Struggle for Self Determination and the Ordeal of Occupation
7 Post The Last Tree
Link Is Australia still the land of the fair go?
6 Link Epidemic of ink
Roads for Trees
Deep Sea Mining
Can democracy survive a disappearing middle class?
4 Post Local (Mal)Adapatation
3 Post (LIBOR^2 x 1/LIBOR) — (LIBOR^4 x LIBOR^-3) = ?
Link Greenway votes
How Does A Person Go From Believer To Atheist?
2 Post Supernatural — Natural
1 Link Making Climate-Science Communication Evidence-based — All the Way Down
What Does It Mean To Be A Teenage Feminist Today?


30 Post Culture of Greed
Debt Slavery
Link Is Conflict Good For Progress?
29 Post Economic Irrationality
Link Can Hacking The Stratosphere Solve Climate Change?
Can Hacking The Brain Make You Healthier?
What Are The Dangers Of A Single Story?
What Makes A Good Story?
What Are The Clues To A Good Story?
What Do China And The Banjo Have In Common?
28 Post Killing our way to Perfection
Link Afterlife
27 Link WA traditional sites lose protection
Assessing water resources
26 Post Cultural Theory
The Foundation of Civilization
24 Post The Righteous and the Wicked
Andrew Harper, UN operations leader in Jordan
Greed, Ideology and Antiscience
Are Engineered Foods Evil?
24 Link Albinisim in Tanzania
23 Link Col Allan returns to Australia
Kim Williams leaves News Corp
Kristi Mansfield, philanthropic fundraiser
Paul Davies, physicist and cosmologist
Alison Wolf, Author of The XX Factor
22 Post Freedom of Communication
Link Science and Global Warming
20 Link Faith leaders demand commitments on climate change
Churches condemn Opposition and Government asylum seeker policies
Pope Francis says church should not be "obsessed" with abortion, birth control and gays
The upsurge in Islamist violence
16 Link Spider Woman
The early years of the mobile phone in Australia
Patents are only inventive sometimes
Attributions to climate change
Innovation policy
Media in India
Quid Pro Quo: News Corp and the 2013 election
Speaking for the Dead
15 Post Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis
Link Change and the Integrity of Science
14 Post The Fallback
Link Mongrel Nation
13 Link Russia and the middle east
Legacy of Swami Vivekananda
Philip Nitschke's memoir
Pink Sari Revolution
The moral case on Syria
Child jihadis and other threats to childhood
Do the middle class want democracy?
Should the West intervene in Syria?
8 Post Food Security: Availability, Access, Utilization and Stability
Link Migration in the 21st century
Women and sexuality in global conflicts
The war on female sexuality
Middle East meltdown?
China and the world's environment
JFK's last year
6 Link Australian Apartheid
5 Post Fighting the GM Food Scare
Link The storms of James Hansen
4 Post Simplistic Ideological Solutions
The Love of Power
Link The Political Economy dispute at Sydney University
Great Australian political speeches
Bennelong Sings
3 Post Moral Codes
The Future of Work
Say No to Crime!
2 Post George W Bush: Gentleman
George W Bush: Ethical Failure
Link You're never too young to be targeted
1 Post The Folly of Manicheism
George W Bush: An Honest Man?
A Path
Link David Cameron, Lynton Crosby and Philip Morris International


30 Post The Human Dimension
29 Post Amateur Philanthropy
28 Post Four Degree World: Projected Impacts on Agriculture
Link The long African Spring
27 Post I am not a climate change denier
The Personalities of God
Link The Price of Vengeance
The Australian Climate Council
IPCC: World tracking for dangerous climate change
26 Post State of Denial
Sharing the Costs and Benefits of Technological Change
25 Post Serenity, Unity and Tolerance
Link Sex and the Citadel
Copyright is dead
24 Post Reality
23 Post Migrants and 'Dirty Work'
Link What MOOC's mean for universities
22 Post Fear of the Disabled
Fear of Food
Link Living in the edge
21 Post Peace
20 Post Vasili Arkhipov Saves the World
Invisible Killers
Droughts and Flooding Rains
Link The Modern Australian Soldier
19 Post Infernal Numbers
Failure of Governance in the United States
Nice Guys and Bad Boys
Link Changing the Brain
18 Link The disability nightmare in our prison system
Opening up the Arctic
16 Link Cyber attacks: how war and economics are being transformed by computerisation
15 Post The Myth of Professionalism
The American Miracle
Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness
14 Post Dreaming of Star Wars
Another American Century
13 Link A literacy deficit
The narrowing of politics
Is it treason to have the wrong reason?
12 Post Seeing the world through another's eyes
Link Hume and Buddhism
11 Link Asylum seekers: drowning on our watch
Ageing on the edge
The family trap
10 Post The House I Live In
Link Our Buggy Brain
Turning Points
Link Giving It Away
Peering Into Space
7 Post Compassion for those in need
6 Post Riding The Climate Escalator
Women at Work
Religion is Legacy Software
Link Where Ideas Come From
Building A Better Classroom
5 Link The jellyfish threat to salmon farms and the human threat to the oceans
How commentators and the blogosphere treat climate sceptics
Why Judith Curry and Steve McIntyre are wrong about IPCC climate model accuracy
4 Link A Clean Energy Future?
Food chains at risk as krill threatened by heat and higher acidity
Climate science: beyond party politics
Rising seas to push out 500 million
The Cutting Edge of Radioastronomy
The Science Show goes to Hell
3 Link The coming crisis for the oceans
The slaughter of dolphins
2 Post Religious Fascism
1 Post Monopoly Power in the Australian Information Market


30 Post Anywhere but here
Link Photographing and saving the icy realm
Great Southern Land
Michael Smith: Soldier
The inner workings of political polling
29 Post Malaysian refugee policy
Link MOOCs in Australia
28 Post Outrages Upon Human Dignity
A Malignant Way of Life
27 Link Egypt and Military Might
Leader of the Pack
26 Post Psychological Contagion
25 Post American Justice
The Nocebo Hypothesis
24 Post Climate Science Rejecters of the World Unite!
Bipartisanship and the National Interest
Link AI: think again
Disengaging in Afghanistan
Political surveillance in the democratic state
The death penalty
The Australian car industry
Egypt: after the revolution
23 Post It isn't weird to believe in 'Wind Turbine Syndrome'
Link Inside the new America
21 Post Australia Under Siege
Link Rupert Murdoch: A Fit and Proper Person?
Objectivity in Journalism
Raoul Wallenberg
Egypt on the brink
20 Link Darwin, denialism and climate change
Biggest solar PV farm in Southern Hemisphere
Australians want action on climate change
19 Link Invisible Commodities
18 Post Global Health Risks
Link Trayvon Martin verdict
Egypt and the future of political Islam
Late lessons from early warnings: the precautionary principle 1896-2000
16 Link Micro-spacecraft and macro ambition
Rudd's resurrection
15 Post 2013 Australian Election Coverage
Renewable Energy
Link Untold history of the United States
Blue Labour
14 Post A New Dark Age — Part 2
13 Post A New Dark Age — Part 1
Link Technology: why is it still a man's world?
10 Post The Ethics of Asylum Seeker Policy
8 Post The Annual Holocaust
2 Post Iraq: After the War
Labor — Capital
Link Animal Minds
Does Population Matter?
A Bit of Give
Unstoppable learning
The Austerity Delusion
Who rules the culture wars?
The FairPhone
A truly useless machine
Whose views skew the news?

Date Title Page


30 Happiness and Freedom from Suffering Matthieu Ricard
28 The Dark Side American Experience: Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson
17 Henri Cartier-Bresson 40 Eridani A: Prose and Photographs
10 Why should we be concerned? John Houghton: Climate Briefing 1
10 Climate Change: Doing the Math Green Army: Communications
8 The Orwellian Problem Naomi Oreskes: Merchants of Doubt
8 A Great Big New Tax on Everything The Conversation


31 Emissions Trading: Theory and Practice Future Leaders
28 Making a Virtue of Cruelty ABC Radio National: Breakfast
27 Changes in Extreme Temperatures Four Degree World: 21st Century Projections
27 Environmental and National Security Implications Security Implications of Climate Change: Planetary Defense, Summary and Implications
26 Ethics George W Bush
20 Trust, but Verify Scientific American
18 A Malevolent Threat: Mass Terrorism Security Implications of Catastrophic Climate Change
12 The Biology of Organisations Bertrand Russell: Power
7 Fear of Wind ABC Radio National: Background Briefing
4 Media Coverage of Climate Change Green Army: Finance, Research and Development


26 Political Dissent as Heresy ABC Radio National: Rear Vision
18 Global military expenditure and the arms trade treaty ABC Radio National: Future Tense
17 American Hegemony George W Bush: The World 2
17 Gun control in the United States Counting the Dead
15 Stealing from the Poor ABC Radio National: Big Ideas
14 Doubling Down on Denial Merchants of Doubt: Climate Science 2
13 Of Free Speech and Free Markets Merchants of Doubt: Climate Science 1
12 Maturity and Mastery Public Broadcasting System: American Experience
8 Budget pressures on Australian governments Grattan Institutue
1 Systemic Effects of Severe Climate Change Security Implications of Severe Climate Change


31 Fasting and Longevity ABC Radio National: Science Show
29 The Rush to War George W Bush: The World 1
26 Extreme Events in the Period 2000–12 Four Degree World: Observations and Impacts
24 Earth Days Public Broadcasting System: American Experience
22 Effective Governance Radio National: Sunday Extra
20 Echoes of the Wise Men George HW Bush
15 Corporate Governance Power: Forms of Government
12 Disease Security Implications of Expected Climate Change
7 Executive Summary World Bank: Four Degree World
4 The Last Believer Lyndon Johnson
4 Exodus 22:18 Carl Sagan


28 The Dream The Kennedys
22 Preface Climate Change Research Centre: Climate Science Update
22 Projected number of days over 35°C in Australian capital cities Climate Commission: Climate Change and Health
22 Introduction Climate Commission: Climate Science, Risks and Responses
19 Extremism in the Defense of Liberty Tony Abbott
12 False Hope The Guardian
8 Zombie Banks Background Briefing: 2012
6 Singular, Abrupt Events Security Implications of Climate Change: Three Scenarios
2 Tony Windsor ABC Radio National: Late Night Live


31 The Heart of Democracy Live Long and Prosper
31 Syria: A Multilevel Conflict Rear Vision: 2012
31 Using Tobacco to Defend Free Enterprise Merchants of Doubt: Tobacco
30 The Arab Spring Rear Vision: 2011
23 Counting the Dead: Sri Lanka ABC Radio National: Saturday Extra
15 Cold War Harry Truman
14 Australia's Responsibility ABC Radio National: Ockham's Razor
9 Langton Takes Umbrage ABC Radio National: Boyer Lectures
7 Fanaticism Power: Money, Propaganda and Fanaticism
6 No Commercial Advantage Scientific American: 2011
2 Mann with a Hockey Stick Scientific American: 2012
24 Costs and Potential IPCC: Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage


23 What could I have done to stop it? Counting the Dead: My Lai
18 History of Western Philosophy Bertrand Russell
17 Future Eaters Tim Flannery
15 Eradicating Ecocide Green Army: Finance, Research and Development
15 A New World Order Richard Nixon
8 Vaccine Frauds and Fallacies Rear Vision: 2010


27 True Progressivism The Economist
23 Antarctic Climate Change Ockham's Razor

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