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Selected articles

A selection of articles dating back to 2007:

'Multiculturalism, for better or worse?', ABC RN online, 10 July 2013

'The rise and sprawl of a growing concern about Australia's population', The Weekend Australian, 2 June 2012

'Behind the secret business of the ballot box', The Weekend Australian, 27 August 2011

'Clowns to the left of us, jokers to the right ...', The Australian Literary Review, June 2011

'A new Manne for the barricades', The Weekend Australian, 28 May 2011

'Mourning the fallen of "Asian" Gallipoli', The Australian, 26 April 2011

'Talk is cheap if speech isn't free', The Weekend Australian, 26 March 2011

'Great expectations lead to an age of anxiety', The Weekend Australian, 26 February 2011

'Vote for a sweeter weekly household budget', The Weekend Australian, 12 February 2011

'Cricket's level playing field', The Weekend Australian, 1 January 2011

'Rulers were made to be broken', The Weekend Australian, 18 December 2010 (review of George Megalogenis's Trivial Pursuit)

'Can Australian Labor lead for the long-term?', Policy Network Social Democracy Observatory, 22 November 2010

'People get ready', The Australian Literary Review, 3 November 2010

'Multiculturalism can survive but can we call it something else?', The Australian, 22 October 2010

'Dear PM: risks are worth it in reform', The Weekend Australian, 18 September 2010

Memo to a Progressive Prime Minister: Leadership for the long-term, Per Capita, September 2010

'The true believers must now rally to save Labor's languishing soul', The Australian, 25 August 2010

'Labor's wasted opportunities', The Guardian (Comment is free), 22 August 2010

'From Vienna to Vancouver dense cities are better', The Australian, 28 July 2010

'Why Labor ditched Kevin Rudd', The Guardian (Comment is free), 24 June 2010

'Labor needs a practical, not a moral, approach to climate change', The Australian, 14 June 2010

'From stir-fries to ham sandwiches', East Asia Forum Quarterly, 3 June 2010

'Soft labour', The Australian Literary Review, June 2010

'In the laps of the pedagogues', The Weekend Australian, 29 May 2010

'Wrestling with the colonisation of intellect', The Weekend Australian, 8 May 2010

'One day of the year also important to non-Anglo immigrants', The Australian, 28 April 2010

'Nation-building leader would back bigger country', The Australian, 21 April 2010

'What's the story? Nation-building narratives in climate politics'
, Policy Network essay, 20 April 2010

'New Labour and the ALP', The Monthly, April 2010

'Progressively liberal', The Monthly, March 2010

'The enduring legacy of Pauline Hanson', The Guardian (Comment is free), 16 February 2010

'Diary', Spectator Australia, 6 February 2010

'Leave Marx out of it', The Australian Literary Review, February 2010 (see pdf below)

'Let's celebrate our sense of belonging', The Australian, 26 January 2010

'India confronts Australia over racism', The Guardian (Comment is free), 7 January 2010

'Civics should be a class act', The Australian, 18 December 2009

'The National Limits of Diversity'
, Insight, 27 November 2009

'Grow a mo, and show off your moral vanity', The Australian, 18 November 2009

'The New Republic', The Monthly, 6 November 2009

'Expats come home, and bring their kids', The Weekend Australian (Review), 31 October 2009

'Human rights alongside national values', The Australian, 21 October 2009

'A new light on the hill', The Australian, 19 September 2009

'There can be poetry in power', The Australian, 11 September 2009

'It's time to reclaim patriotism from the racist narcissists', The Age, 1 September 2009

'The New Left-Wing Patriot', New Matilda, 27 August 2009

'Democratic hubris', The Monthly, August 2009

'Seizing the sauce bottle', Australian (Australian Literary Review), 5 August 2009

'Tony Blair for President (of the European Union)', The Punch, 18 July 2009

'Fair go philosophy must be upheld in clashes of culture', Canberra Times, 29 June 2009

'Postcard from Ascot: don't forget your manners'
, The Punch, 27 June 2009

'Howard Goes In To Bat at Oxford'
, New Matilda, 9 June 2009

'Westminster democracy on trial', Sydney Morning Herald, 1 June 2009

'A New Global Order? Hardly', New Matilda, 3 April 2009

'Aussie jobs for Aussie workers', Guardian (Comment is free), 17 March 2009

'Bank of England Prints More Money', New Matilda, 6 March 2009

'Hollow man', Guardian (Comment is free), 24 November 2008

'New York City Has the Election Jitters', New Matilda, 3 November 2008

'The recession Australia has to have?', Guardian (Comment is free), 15 October 2008

'Good for Business, Good for the Nation?', Spectator Business, 2 October 2008

'When it comes to snobs, Britain is a class act', Sydney Morning Herald, 7 August 2008

'Howard's hardline legacy', Guardian (Comment is free), 29 July 2008

'Shying Away From The Regulatory Reflex', Spectator Business, 28 May 2008

'Points mean prizes', Guardian (Comment is free), 7 May 2008

'Ruddy republican', Guardian (Comment is free), 9 April 2008

'A Ruddy good warning', Guardian (Comment is free)
, 4 April 2008

'Is Australia's Economic Luck About To Run Out?', Spectator, 2 April 2008

'Touchy subject', Guardian (Comment is free), 12 March 2008

'Racial anxieties rule in Britannia', Sydney Morning Herald, 12 March 2008

'He has a dream, too', Guardian (Comment is free), 5 March 2008

'Sharia storm in Britain clarifies limits of diversity', Canberra Times, 13 February 2008

'Out of parliament with open pockets', Australian, 15 January 2008

'Who is Kevin Rudd?', Prospect, December 2007

'Identity viable for everyone', Australian, 1 October 2007

'Is the PM really a renaissance nationalist?', Age, 23 August 2007

'Labor's wild card plays patriot games', Australian, 13 July 2007

Tim Soutphommasane,
13 Feb 2010, 20:22