Arena Magazine 143

EDITORIAL: LEADING US WHERE?

Political leadership for our times: after Brexit, Trump and Hanson

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Arena Magazine issue no. 143, 2016

Contents

TitleAuthorPagePg.
EDITORIAL
John Hinkson2
LEAD GRAPHIC
Matt Bissett-Johnson4
COMMENTARY
A 'WEIMAR MOMENT' IN THE WEST?
The hollowed-out shell of America's liberal democracy
Robert Geroux5
LESSONS FROM CHILCOT
Understanding the Iraq invasion and reforming Australia's war powers
Paul Barratt6
PENALISING ABORIGINAL COMMUNITIES
Work for the Dole and income support in remote communities
Lisa Fowkes8
Placing his programs in the 'radical centre' is a misnomer
Chris Sarra11
SETTLER RECOGNITION?
The shifting role of 'symbolism' in the Indigenous reconciliation debate
Dan Tout12
EXIT EUROPE, STAGE RIGHT
Brexit signals a world in local and global turmoil
Paul James14
DIGITAL LIFE
DIGITAL BEING
Digital rights are human rights
Aral Balkan18
CYBER-FETISHISM
When technology becomes a kind of social orthopedics
C├ęsar Rendueles20
FEATURES
Russia, NATO and US power
Roger Markwick22
Climate crisis, conservation, and Australia's environment movement
Peter Christoff31
ECO-MODERNISM?
The myth of decoupling economic growth from environmental impacts
Ted Trainer36
240-PLUS YEARS A SLAVE
Exploring slavery's repressed historical continuities and its popular representation
Gavin Lewis39
ESSAY
TRUMP AS SINGULARITY
The American election will not take place
Roland Kapferer44
ARTS AND CULTURE
THE MORE THAT IS TAKEN AWAY
The mass grave as spectacle and memorial
Ben Altman26
REGULARS
COMMON TOUCH: DRUMMING UP A POST-HUMAN BEAT
Market-wise humanity
Mark Furlong17
COOPER'S LAST: AFTER CHILCOT: WAR AND VIOLENCE
The forgetting of history
Simon Cooper54
REVIEWS
BEGINNING AT THE END
Jeremy Sims' Last Cab to Darwin
Neil Maizels49
HOUSE, HOME AND SOCIETY
Framing a sociology of housing
Eleanor Chapman51
POETRY
VAPOUR TRAILS
Paul Collis10
HOPSCOTCH
Kevin Roberts43
CARTOON
Matt Bissett-Johnson
CRYPTIC CROSSWORD
Chris Black

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