Mark Brindal

April 25: the stocktaking day for the national consciousness

24 April 2017 1:31 pm

Anzac Day is stocktaking day for the national consciousness. It’s a special day; a time for Australians not only to…

Malcolm’s malaise

21 March 2017 11:30 am

No one doubts Malcolm Turnbull is intelligent. But is he smart? Some commentators attribute the government’s popularity malaise to some…

Rebooting democracy

15 February 2017 4:25 pm

Like prophets of old, McLuhan’s warnings “the media is the message” has gone as unheeded as the Buggles observation that…