Archive: Arena Magazine

Bigger than Brexit, by Gerry Simpson

A first Letter from London

Big Little Britain, by Guy Rundle

When the political compact loses its ground

The Sense of an Ending?, by Alison Caddick

Circumstances, and sorting them through, may bring us now to a much clearer knowledge of the sources of human precariousness.

The Problem Child of Empire

Do we really want to continue replicating southern models of settler-colonial capitalism when the catastrophic environmental consequences of that logic, especially extractivism, are impressing themselves on us daily?

The Basin and the Kill, by Stefano de Pieri

A devastating combination: agribusiness, political bastardry and complacency

What Should Australia Day Celebrate?, by Jackie Fristacky

As well as being a source of pain for Indigenous Australians, there are other reasons for questioning 26 January as an appropriate date for celebrating Australia’s nationhood.

Change the Date, by Misha Coleman

Why shouldn’t local government act on ‘Australia Day’?

Labor’s Progress, by Alison Caddick

In our world today where an older left progressive outlook is combined with Development as a primary value, the notion of the social itself is superseded.

Gender in Transition, by Jo Taylor-Violet

Understanding our limits as we allow a space for ‘transition’

Changing the Subject, by Valerie Krips

Transgender and children’s fiction

Our Climate-Change Apathy, by Ian Bayly

Gifting our grandchildren a living hell

Teaching to the SET, by Grazyna Zajdow

The student as consumer and monitoring academic staff