This morning, the legendary Notre Dame is burning. With the spire already lost, it is likely that we’ll lose a thousand years of Paris, and with it, one of her more identifiable features.
Whether we like it or not, we’re teetering on the edge of ecological destruction. Ignoring warnings about climate change got us to this point – we have a responsibility to ensure tomorrow happens.
It might seem like we fought WW2 to stop it, but anti-jewish sentiment is alive and well in 2019. Defeating it, however, means looking to yesterday as well as tomorrow.
Art not only enriches our lives, it can be deeply informative. Art from ancient times is often a window through which we can learn about life, culture and the belief systems of people who lived thousands of years ago.
Tom Lutz is a man of many talents, but it is his iconoclastic nous, particularly in analysing his confused homeland that stands tall.
I might be a new resident of this land, but the alien contours of the National Park are exactly the Australia that we migrants treasure, and remember.
2018 was a year of excess. In fact, there were many times when I thought the world had completely lost the plot. But there are important lessons amongst the wreckage.
Tombland is a bold concept crippled by its subject matter. That being said, if history is your thing, wade into the mire, my love.
Pizza might be a foodstuff that is delivered direct to your door, but how it got to this point is particularly complicated. And tasty!
It’s been turned into fiction, it’s worn the faces of Brando and Gibson, but what actually happened on the Bounty?
The image of North Korea finally meeting the South at the bargaining table was a historic one. But within the frame, there are small, important details.
William Lane was an interesting man. Terribly racist and distrusting of the government, he created a place to rail against the establishment of the day.
The division of opportunity between Aboriginal and white Australians is not a piece of history we can shake our heads at. But while it still exists, change is finally upon us.
According to the EU, you can get Google to remove all the questionable things that come up when you Google yourself. There is a caveat, however.
Armed with a computer and a shovel, I’ve decided to dig up what my family has kept from me. Royalty, apparently.
While the flat-earth theory is new in intensity, it is old in application. In fact, there are many people to blame. Consider this the definitive list.
This evening, while we may shake at the poverty revealed in Struggle Street, the reality in this country is that in even in destitution, we’re fortunate.
The wounds of previous war and conflict may never disappear, but due to one pioneering European project, they may eventually heal.
500 years have passed since Martin Luther nailed his transformative piece of policy into the heart of the church, lasting changes that exist to this day.
Alexander may have been the blueprint for the overachieving smug millennial of today. But what did he do that was so great?
For a movie that literally states that love is all around, the caustic Tinderesque narratives makes me believe that love doesn’t actually enter into it.
For millennia, the mysteries of ancient Egypt eluded western study – until some 200 years ago, when scholars unscrambled the Rosetta Stone and opened our eyes to a new world of old wonders.