Essays

Codes of control: brand managing our humanity, in Overland, 3/11/2016

The dangerous authoritarianism of Derryn Hinch, in New Matilda, 22/6/2016

Refugees are not your trolley problem, in New Matilda, 16/5/2016

The right to see: the ongoing struggle against film censorship in Australia, on the Melbourne International Film Festival website, 13/8/2015

In defence of irresponsible social media usage, in the RMIT Writing Digital Content blog, 19/5/2015

Towards a progressive men’s movement, in Catalyst, 24/7/2014

Gadfly: On the sanctity of ideas, in Catalyst, 30/10/2013

Gadfly: On victim-blaming and denial of causality, in Catalyst, 23/10/2013

Gadfly: A defence (and critique) of New Atheism, in Catalyst, 16/10/2013

The brave new world of corporate morality, in Lot’s Wife, 9/10/2013

Gadfly: On paedophilia, in Catalyst, 9/10/2013

Gadfly: On inheritance tax and the politics of entitlement, in Catalyst, 2/10/2013

Gadfly: On abortion and the rights of the foetus, in Catalyst, 25/9/2013

Casting shadows: discrimination at 24 frames per second, in Catalyst, 18/9/2013

Gadfly: On bestiality and the matter of animal rights, in Catalyst, 18/9/2013

Gadfly: On the pitfalls of egalitarian democracy, in Catalyst, 11/9/2013

Gadfly: On blame and the criminal justice system, in Catalyst, 4/9/2013

Gadfly: Shame in the age of freedom, in Catalyst, 28/8/2013

Gadfly: On the misrepresentation of xenophobia, in Catalyst, 21/8/2013

Gadfly: On the removal of body hair, in Catalyst, 14/8/2013

In a minor key: why I joined the Wikileaks Party, in Catalyst, 1/8/2013

Merry Xmas (institutionalised religion is over), in Lot’s Wife, 23/4/2013

Wherefore feminism?, in Catalyst, 12/4/2013

Wishing away causality: why liquor and libertarianism don’t mix, in Catalyst, 12/4/2013

Notes for critical activism, in Lot’s Wife, 29/3/2013

Fairfax, or the failure of commercial journalism, in Lot’s Wife, 29/10/2012

Criminalising pathology: child pornography and the law, in Lot’s Wife, 1/10/2012

Vigilantism and the tyranny of the individual, in Lot’s Wife, 28/7/2012

Role models and scapegoats: the footballer as public figure, in Lot’s Wife, 14/5/2012

The case for determinism, in Lot’s Wife, 16/4/2012

Don’t touch the war hero: war propaganda and televised heresy, in Lot’s Wife, 20/3/2012

In defence of offensive humour, in Lot’s Wife, 16/2/2012

Size and prejudice: ‘weightism’ in Western society, in Lot’s Wife, 2/5/2011

A humanist approach to paedophilia, in Lot’s Wife, 25/3/2011

Why we need same-sex marriage, in Lot’s Wife, 25/3/2011

Looking at porn doesn’t have to be a dirty secret, in The National Times, 28/6/2010

Tradition no bulwark against internet creep, in The National Times, 29/4/2010

Rating games a delicate balance, in The National Times, 5/1/2010