David Martin Jones

Campus of dunces

21 September 2019 9:00 am

Allan Bloom’s The Closing of the American Mind (1987) showed higher education failing democracy and impoverishing students. Forty years later,…

Scandal and geopolitics Gangnam style: the impeachment of Park Geun-hye

12 December 2016 5:27 pm

The South Korean national assembly’s decision on Friday to impeach President Park Geun-hye came as no great surprise. Since October…

The curious case of Mr Assange

20 February 2016 9:00 am

Or ‘How Human Rights have become Legal Wrongs’

Singapore singalong

12 September 2015 9:00 am

A state sponsored musical pays homage to Lee Kuan Yew, la

Rumble in the jungle

1 August 2015 9:00 am

In the surreal tropical politics of contemporary Malaysia it is good business sense to use government funds to make loss-making…

Abbott’s ‘Goldilocks’ balancing act

22 November 2014 9:00 am

Following the G20, Australia finds itself in an unique and desirable position with the world’s two superpowers

Indonesia should grow up

1 March 2014 9:00 am

The country’s ability to conduct itself as a mature regional power is increasingly in doubt

No apology

30 November 2013 9:00 am

On Indonesia, Tony Abbott is right to ignore the self-loathing Asia-first elite

A political melodrama

10 August 2013 9:00 am

We really do need to talk about Kevin