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Host @RNLifeMatters (9am M-F), All in the Mind (2002-12), ABC @RadioNational. Past-Vice President World Feder'n Science Journos.MIT Knight Fellow alum.Views own

Sian Prior's brave memoir of her shy life — Shy by Sian Prior. Sylvia Plath's depiction of a mirror as ''not cruel, only truthful; the eye of a little god, four cornered" is haunting, as is so much of her verse. The mirror's role as an all-seeing, all-knowing truth teller is a recurring theme in literature: "Mirror, mirror on the wall - who is the fairest of them all?"
May 24, 2014

To retreat or not to retreat... My review of Sian Prior's new memoir 'Shy' in the @theage @smh this week…

First we call them insects: the prelude to horror — When Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir described the leadership of South Sudan as insects last week, a shiver went down my spine. It is unclear whether the Sudanese could be on the brink of war, but rewind to Rwanda in 1994.
Apr 25, 2012

RT @ABCthedrum:Dehumanisation has repeatedly played a part in the genocides of the last century,writes @natashamitchell

Apr 26, 2012

If ye missed. Interesting discussion since > my piece published on @ABCthedrum 2day 'First we call them insects.....'

Apr 27, 2012

Language is important. Call people "insects" or "cockroaches" and genocide may be close at hand:

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Jul 31, 2015

Humans...are ....intriguing. "A Company Copes With Backlash Against the Raise That Roared"

Jul 30, 2015

Pango Village on Vanuatu's Independence Day. In Bislama (pidgen) words like "resilience" stood out #postCyclonePam

Jul 29, 2015

Read this if you teach young adults or work at a university...… (Lifeline 24×7 ph: 131114)

Jul 29, 2015

Internet for 1st time in days. No joy to be had. Is that *really* the news from our Southern nation? @adamroy37 Adam Goodes, I celebrate you

Jul 25, 2015

*IN 2015*. Book search for friend's boy. Boy chars=action/practical. Girls=pink/emotions. To recover bought myself >>…

Jul 23, 2015

The State of Australian Birds Report 2015. Important. Tragedy of the commons.… Report PDF:…

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