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A list, in reverse chronological order, of articles/essays/answers that I've posted somewhere on the interwebs.

2017

February

Switzerland is the only major country with a directorial system. Why? See my answer on Quora.

By Politics

Nope, politicians going to church doesn’t mean Australia has a state religion.

By Politics

2016

October

The short answer is yes - but will it matter? Depends.

By Politics

Why does does the US allow inexperienced candidates to run for President? As I explain, it’s a necessary feature of healthy representative democracies.

By Politics

March

“INVASION OF THE HISTORY REWRITERS” shouts some faceless TV voiceover person, as what sounds awfully like the A Current Affair theme starts playing, followed by “WHITEWASHED”.

By Politics

The Safe Schools review has arrived in a rush, with Education Minister Simon Birmingham revealing some fairly major changes without actually getting rid of the program. No doubt it’s a calculated move.

By Politics

2015

October

I would argue that the European Union is already a world superpower in many areas - it’s one of the two largest economies in the world, it has a larger population than all but two countries (500+ million) and has a reasonably large amount of legislative (European Parliament), executive and judicial power over a large jurisdiction.

By Politics

January

I’ll do this in descending order of favouritism:

By Sport

2014

December

Until about 50 to 40 thousand years ago, Australia was crawling with all sorts of crazy megafauna.

By

January

Scotland has a referendum on independence coming up soon. Which other countries have a chance of independence soon? Check out the list I’ve put together on Quora answering this very question.

By Politics

2013

July

What’s the difference between baseball and cricket? Check out my answer on Quora below.

By Sport

April

Read Thomas Foster's answer to What are the unrecognized countries of the world? on Quora

By Politics

March

Cricket was played in North America for a long time - why didn’t it catch on? See my answer on Quora below.

By Sport

January

I’ve included cute animal photos!

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2012

October

A lot of people don’t seem to get it. What’s so great about the Ashes? Here’s my answer:

By Sport

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