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Politics As Satire: What Have Donald Trump, John Howard, Tony Abbott And Malcolm Turnbull Got In Common? - New Matilda

That question sounds like the start of a bad joke. And if you look too closely, you’ll realise your society might just be the punchline. Sean Hosking picks at the bones of neo-liberalism and fear-based politics. 40 more words


Trump, Clinton and the Psychology of Fear

     A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, George Lucas created one of the greatest narratives of good vs. evil.  In a curious twist of art imitates life, the archetype is very much alive in the 2016 presidential race.   883 more words


We've got to find a way

My heart weeps for the children of Syria, Orlando, Baghdad and Nice, I feel powerless to change the hatred and fear gripping parts of our world. 6 more words


The Emperor's new clothes

Take them off!

Take them off!

Take them off!

The Emperor looked about and smiled. The baying crowd below looked up their wild staring eyes all focused on him. 421 more words

Long Lie the King

A modern king, he wears no crown but
true to tradition runs men ‘to the ground.
Men with ideas that fly high he cages. There… 70 more words