Our struggle is not for today but for a vast future.

Abraham Lincoln

Latest Papers

The working papers collection comprises historical papers as well as current ideas and works in progress on some of the major issues and topics of our times.

Adani, Native Title and Minority Rights (released 3 July 2017)
For Aboriginal people in Australia rights have been a bitter battleground. For this reason I read with interest and often agree with Marcia Langton and Noel Pearson’s frequent powerful political assaults that show up the hypocrisy of anyone who crusades from some position of political purity, whether green or Labor or bleeding heart. Marcia and Noel are often right but also sometimes off the mark. In her latest piece in the Saturday Paper Marcia Langton implores us, with her usual power and passion, to support the so-called McGlade amendments to the Native Title Act which in effect mean that the power of a democratic majority of a native title group must be endorsed and recognised by a court. If that was the only thing Marcia was arguing for then perhaps we might be able to agree with her but the implications of her arguments go much further.
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Wakuwal (Dream) Audio Download 5 (released 18 June 2017)
Chapter 1 Rakunythinyamirri Wakungul (Deadly Tempest) VII
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Wakuwal (Dream) Audio Download 4 (released 10 May 2017)
Chapter 1 Rakunythinyamirri Wakungul (Deadly Tempest) VII
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Wakuwal (Dream) Audio Download 3 (released 10 May 2017)
Chapter 1 Rakunythinyamirri Wakungul (Deadly Tempest) V-VI
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Wakuwal (Dream) Audio Download 2 (released 7 May 2017)
Chapter 1 Rakunythinyamirri Wakungul (Deadly Tempest) II-V
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Wakuwal (Dream) Audio Download 1 (released 30 April 2017)
Chapter 1 Rakunythinyamirri Wakungul (Deadly Tempest) I
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Serious Love (released 15 January 2017)
A Review Essay of Dare to Dream The Memoirs of Tom and Audrey Mc Donald Stories of Struggle and Hope.
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postcards of the hanging... (released 20 December 2016)
trusted voice amid the turmoil and ignorance
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Game of Lies: The 2016 US Presidential election and the legacy and importance of Hillary Rodham Clinton (released 9 November 2016)
Let us never forget the 2016 election and work with renewed determination to educate our peers, to work for a woman to become President of the United States and above all seek greater integrity in reporting about people, politics and the complexities of government.
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Wakuwal - Dream (released 28 October 2016)
Opening lines of my new book Wakuwal - Dream!
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