Life's not meant to be easy, but take courage child for it can be delightful. -- Malcolm Fraser Long before Fraser lost his trousers in Memphis, he was Minister for the Army in Vietnam overseeing Australia's role in genocide as a faithful accomplice of the Americans in Indochina. Perhaps the squatter had pangs of conscience … Continue reading The man who lost his trousers took us to the edge of Amageddon
The Third Man: ‘There was a third man. He didn't give evidence.' A GOMA film curator clearly finds Ida Lupino intriguing with these series of her films. I think a biopic about her life would be good. Here are my questions for such a film: Who was the real Ida Lupino? Was she a woman … Continue reading Film Noir @ GOMA
A letter from the Convenor What’s that? A socialist future? Over to you, Professor Quiggin! What being a socialist means is... that you hold out... a vision of society where poverty is absolutely unnecessary, where international relations are not based on greed... but on cooperation... where human beings can own the means of production and … Continue reading What’s that? A socialist future? Over to you, Professor Quiggin!