In Turnbull's view, terrorists just appear and organise: all we can do is defend ourselves against them. We need good policy over time on social integration and, apart from this, strong security institutions. This is a war debate, or a debate by a society not wanting to think too much about relations with other cultures or institutional development. It is a debate constructed to win an election rather than seriously take hold of what is…
Rod Beecham on The reductio ad absurdum of Commonwealth education policy
John Hinkson examines the sources of today’s unstable politics.
GEOFF SHARP argues that the technoscience–capitalism convergence has supercharged climate change. We need a movement to tackle that.
STEPHEN AMES asks what responses to contemporary cultural contradictions are viable today and seeks answers in the Christian traditions.