We must embark upon a peaceful revolution to claim the world we have always wanted. It is changing ourselves, not trying to perfect the system, that will see its ultimate success. The compassionate society will bloom like a flower from a new type of person, and who will watch the old world wither away like a disused husk.

On Anarchism

It is still an unusual thing to call oneself an anarchist in our culture, so I felt some outlining of my principles which lead in that direction was in order.


A long stream of consciousness I wrote some time ago, in my twenties at the point I think I became who I am today. I've changed since then, but my core beliefs as expressed in this article haven't.

How to Win an Australian Election

An email was sent to an environment collective I was part of asking how it is that the conservatives so easily won the 2004 Australian federal election when they were so clearly morally bankrupt? This is my vitriolic answer.
Democracy is the wholesome and pure air without which a socialist public organisation cannot live a full-blooded life
Mickhail Gorbachov

The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

Greg Palast
"The Truth About Corporate Cons, Globalization and High-Finance Fraudsters". Greg Palast proves two things with this mind blowing book (John Pilger said "This information is a hand grenade"). Firstly that investigative reporting isn't dead, secondly that it is the sort of reporting that really matters.