September 2009 Volume LIII, No. 9

Letters to the Editor

Bill Harcourt, Howard Hutchins, Neil James, JohnTwyford, Mike Rathbone, Peter Fagan, Mark O'Connor
Three Cheers for Leszek Kolakowski
Sev Sternhell
Meritocracy; Something to Report
Peter Kocan
Victors’ Justice
Peter Kocan
Frank Devine as Essayist
Keith Windschuttle
John Maynes and the Movement
Gerald Mercer

Art

Not Just America

Patricia Anderson

Books

Duped and Self-Duped

Patrick Morgan

Views of Darwin

James Franklin

Believing in Cliches

Hal Colebatch

Culture

Defence

The Manchurian Paradox

Michael Evans

Environment

That Aching Void

John Izzard

Fiction

How Verona Got Its Name

Jennifer Compton

The Confirmation

Stephen Orr

In Loving Memory

Ann Howard

Film

Man of Film

Neil McDonald

First Person

Short Takes VI

Alan Gould

Constructing a Parliament

Michael O’Connor

History

Conversations with Djilas

Desmond O'Grady

Rogue History

Michael Connor

Journalism

The Future of Journalism

Stephen Quinn

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Bill Harcourt, Howard Hutchins, Neil James, JohnTwyford, Mike Rathbone, Peter Fagan, Mark O'Connor

Literature

Death and the Poets

Roger Sandall

Obituary

Philosophy and Ideas

Politics

By the Nerds, For the Nerds

David Alexander

Society

Human Rights and the Unborn

Angela Shanahan

Tribute

Frank Devine as Essayist

Keith Windschuttle

Poetry

Poem

David Chandler

Dog and Kangaroo; Slug

Janine Fraser

Coal

Mark Lewis

Three Birdsongs

Bert Almon

Jeogla Return; Birdsongs

Peter Skrzynecki

Driving Home

David Chandler

The Draw

Sebastian Schloessingk

Unfinished Symphony

Bert Almon

Watermelon

Janine Fraser

Triptych

Peter Skrzynecki

In Memoriam A.K.; Memo

Shane McCauley

The Obama Urbanelle

Andrew Slattery

Victors’ Justice

Peter Kocan

Separate Sightings

Sebastian Schloessingk