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Host, Life Matters on RN — Australian Broadcasting Corporation News

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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Sep 04, 2015

"U.S & Russia still maintain 1000s of missiles,ready to be launched in minutes". Sobering, yes? I'm chairing #EricSchlosser at #FODI 3pm

Sep 04, 2015

The United States has approx 4650 nuclear weapons (as of 2013). Chairing investigative journalist Eric Schlosser's session at #FODI at 3pm

Sep 04, 2015

Speech to published in one of the newspapers this week, apparently. .hope it's not too extracted.…

Sep 04, 2015

RT @IdeasattheHouse: Some online commenters in China refer to their country as "West North Korea" - Murong Xuecun #FODI

Sep 04, 2015

RT @IdeasattheHouse: "When people gather together, fear disappears. When people communicate, lies shatter" - Murong Xeucun #FODI

Sep 04, 2015

RT @IdeasattheHouse: "The great Chinese firewall is getting higher and higher" - Murong Xuecun #FODI

Sep 04, 2015

Nobel Laureate Prof Peter Doherty..we're lucky he came back to Oz to inform public discussion..speaking at #FODI now…

Sep 04, 2015

RT @m_onicatan: Murong Xuecun: And if I can’t speak in mainland China, I will speak here. #FODI

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