Since the second world war, changing ideas about how children should behave have made us fear independent and competent children.
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The man whose book outsold all others, except the Bible.
Forget challenges, adults should be taking a leaf out of children’s books when it comes to their reading habits.
The membership base of South Africa’s trade union movement has undergone significant changes which begs the question: has it moved away from its working class roots to become a middle class movement.
The world needs an alternative system, measuring economic value in face of the dissatisfaction that brought Donald Trump to the White House.
Paul Cleary makes a good case as to why Australia should follow Norway as an example of how to tax miners in Trillion Dollar Baby.
Behind every place name is a story. A new book catalogues the adventures, mistakes and history behind Australia’s weirdest, from Bungle Bungle to Spanker Knob.
A young Aboriginal woman falls in love with an escaped Japanese POW in 1944. Anita Heiss’ new book entwines romance with questions of enmity and friendship: who is fighting whom?
William Yang has, maybe more than anyone else, shaped Sydney’s view of itself. A new book, William Yang: Stories of Love and Death, collects his iconic photographs, with scrawled annotations.