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Tony Smith

Dr Tony Smith is a writer living in country New South Wales. He holds a PhD in political science and has had articles and reviews published in various newspapers, periodicals and journals. He contributed a poem 'Evil equations' to an anthology of anti-war poems delivered to the Prime Minister on the eve of war.


The dying ability to empathise
Society - 17/02/2014 - 6 comments
Reading in parallel worlds
January 2014 Feature - 15/01/2014 - 2 comments
Getting the anger educated
January 2014 Feature - 7/01/2014 - 2 comments
NSW Labor's diseased ethics
Domestic Politics - 7/02/2013 - 14 comments
Harry gives 'em curry
January 2013 Feature - 8/01/2013
Searching for Australian identity
The Arts - 2/07/2012 - 1 comment
It's time shooters grew up
Domestic Politics - 15/06/2012 - 19 comments
Feminism demands and enables a personal response to modern challenges
June 2011 Feature - 28/06/2011 - 20 comments
The 2011 NSW election lowers the Bear Pit's glass ceiling
March 2011 Feature - 6/04/2011 - 5 comments
Female MPs in NSW – a plateau at best
March 2011 Feature - 24/03/2011 - 5 comments
'Boys of Summer': book review
Society - 6/12/2010
Kristina Keneally's rational Catholic conscience
Religion & Spirituality - 25/10/2010 - 13 comments
Eat at home and cut the crime rate
The Arts - 19/05/2010 - 1 comment
A tale of two cities
The Arts - 9/09/2008
Ai Weiwei - humour and humanity
The Arts - 2/06/2008
Idealists don't own cricket
Sport - 24/01/2008
Grumpy old voter
Domestic Politics - 20/11/2007 - 21 comments
Democracy is too humble to kill anyone
Domestic Politics - 23/10/2007 - 5 comments
Lest we forget: the lessons of Hiroshima
International - 9/08/2007 - 24 comments
We the people - a hard ten years
Political Philosophy - 6/12/2006 - 4 comments
Mugged by a mobile phone
Society - 1/03/2006 - 12 comments
Strengthening official opposition to death penalties
Law & Liberties - 9/09/2005 - 45 comments
The Hicks case is becoming a constitutional crisis
Law & Liberties - 17/08/2005 - 28 comments
In defence of belly dancing
Domestic Politics - 22/03/2005 - 8 comments
Politics is just no fun anymore...
Domestic Politics - 12/11/2004
There is no excuse for the abuse of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib
International - 21/05/2004
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