Spotlight on the Dodgy | by EPW

Spotlight on the Dodgy | by EPW

Surely the imperialists would put a stop to WikiLeaks’ exposure of their shady ways.Much of the front-page news from around the world over the last year and more cannot be understood, perhaps, without factoring in the role and effect of WikiLeaks. But today, despite...

His Hollowness the 14th Dalai Lama | by Roz Chidwick

This month sees an official visit to Australia by the 14th Dalai Lama. A deluxe package, priced at $5,000, will give you the chance to witness the teachings and the “journey of a man of compassion and wisdom”. The main event in Melbourne, a three-day teaching session,...

The need to understand history

“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived. But if faced with courage, need not be lived again.” So wrote the American author Maya Angelou. A fellow writer, James Baldwin also noted: “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed...