Red Door Bakery was symbolic of the corner shop revival zeitgeist in South Australia, and its demise is a sad reminder that no matter how good you are, you are never fully in control of your destiny, writes CityMag’s Joshua Fanning.
With bullying widely recognised as a serious issue in the community, reality-TV show producers need to reconsider the culture they’re promoting by pitting contestants against each other to win ratings, writes
The Herald Sun claims its cartoon of Serena Williams isn’t racist but it draws on 200 years of caricaturing African women, argues Clare Corbould.
Amid the political heat of the budget aftermath, a significant truth has been missed: the state’s political agenda has hardly changed under the Marshall Government, writes Tom Richardson.
Ratepayers constitute a small minority of the people affected by the decisions of the Adelaide City Council – and the rest of us deserve a vote, argues Bension Siebert.
Rob Lucas’s first budget in 17 years has outraged the usual suspects – and a few others besides – but it hasn’t exactly sated those who have long called for radical public sector reform either. And with voters in Government-held marginals among those in the firing line, Tom Richardson asks: have the Liberals messed up the politics – again?
The fragmentation that is devouring Australia’s politics is reflected in the increasingly stark polarisation of the country’s professional mass media, argues Denis Muller.”