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Lou Reed and rock ‘n’ roll democracy

Vibrant democracies need sharp-angled and unceremonious characters like Lou Reed who can rail against imperiousness and conformity, writes John Keane. [caption id="attachment_9170" align="alignnone" width="741"] PHOTO: Lou Reed embodied detached cool and passionate anger. (Tracey Nearmy: AAP)[/caption]   It's said often that democracy requires...

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17 November 2013
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Josh Woodward – Already There

Listen to the audio [audio mp3="http://www.johnkeane.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Josh-Woodward-Gravity1.mp3"][/audio] The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture....

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04 October 2013
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Letter from Beirut: democracy’s cross-border hope

Perhaps the only bright democratic light in this dark crisis surrounding Syria is the unexpected growth of a cross-border, large-scale and ultimately global denunciation of the follies and horror of war, writes John Keane. Does democracy have anything to do with...

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16 September 2013
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Remembering Tiananmen: Chin Jin, June 4th and the future of Chinese democracy

An earthy citizen of a country led by politicians and journalists bugged by “boat people”, Chin Jin fits no standard categories. Now the foremost democrat in Sydney’s thriving Chinese community, he first set foot on the north-west shores of Australia...

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04 June 2013
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