Glaring Cognitive Dissonance

Glaring Cognitive Dissonance

The Strange World of Institutional Economics On Wednesday, I tuned into Professor Holden’s (UNSW), a scion of the Academic Economic Establishment, at the National Press Club on what the mainstream economics professionhas to offer us about visions for the future. For...
Reimagining Conservation in Australia

Reimagining Conservation in Australia

Recognising First Nations Knowledge Systems Thanks to the Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute’s recent newsletter, calling for us all to become Blue Mountains Guardians of this precious area of Australia, I found out about this important forum for...
HEARTS ALL A’TATTOO

HEARTS ALL A’TATTOO

Ruminations at the Car Boot Sale The too early Sunday morn dashing its chill upon us’s two wrapt in warm knee length coats with words of mist coming from our chatter, she and I at an open-air Car Boot Sale Market beside a pristine, glistening river way, way too early....

Notes from ‘Hospicing Modernity’

Hospicing Modernity Facing Humanity’s Wrongs and the Implications for Social Activism (North Atlantic Books, 2021) There is a growing realisation that we may now be facing the cultural dying of the modern era as a set of beliefs, knowledges, and institutional...

Two-Way Learning and The Voice

The 2023 Referendum on The Voice The purpose of the call for a constitutionally enshrined Voice in the forthcoming Referendum is to create a structure that will enable the diverse local Indigenous language and cultural groups across Australia to advise the Australian...