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    David Marr is the finest writer of essays in Australia today He is a very good writer He writes about subjects that matter and he does not pull any punches while being reasonably fair He is not a polemicist like Orwell often was but he does write knowingly and morally about politics This books over all subject is political and so

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    I don't always agree with David Marr when he speaks or writes in the public forum At times I find his pontificating just a tad smug and self righteous worthy of the kind of epithets applied to him by some of his opponents on 'the Ri

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    This book examines a number of incidents in the period 1997 2011 such as the Cronulla race riot and the detaining of Mohame

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    Before Marr pushes any fiction on Pell he needs to apologize to the Australian public for his witchunt on Pell This clown in many public forums peddled his hate at every opportunity Hang your head in shame A performance on and A would have rivaled Broadway with uivering bottom lip tears and an I to match his ha

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    A collection of David Marr's commentary from the past two decades mostly surrounding the efforts of the Coalition governmentopposition with the faithful assistance of NewCorp and 2GB radio to generate moral pani

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    Collection of newspaper articles from the last 15 years Left v Right ABC v NewsCorp Fear v Panic

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    David Marr pulls back the facade of a comfortable and relaxed a phrase used by former prime minister John Howard to reveal a country gripped by many irrational fears David Marr is brilliant at describing and detailing the forces that manipulate the social psychology of Australia It is a very insightful read sharp and pulls no punchesThe book

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    Not a book to be read all in one go; this collection of Marr's writing over almost twenty years of panics in Australia is profoundly unnerving and extremely depressing So much for Australia being a laid back and relaxed country According to M

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    A disturbing look at the creation and strategic use of the fear generated by the media and politicians both for and against each other Despite living with the reality it's still shocking to fully comprehend how

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    Topical Australian Left leaning More likely to affirm your political stance than challenge it regardless of creed I don't what else to say that seems to about sum it up Oh I love the judiciously crude title PANIC which serves as loose theme throughout Yeah fear politics the cultivation of public fear for political gain Big

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Panic AUTHOR David Marr

??Turning fear into panic is a great political art knowing how to stack the bonfire where to find the kindling when to slosh on a bucket of kero to set the whole thing off with a satisfying roar These are dispatches from the republic of panic stories of fear and fear mongering under three prime ministers Some chart panic on the rise and others pick through the wreckage left behind but all grew out of my wish to honour the victims of these ugly episodes. A collection of David Marr s commentary from the past two decades mostly surrounding the efforts of the Coalition governmentopposition with the faithful assistance of NewCorp and 2GB radio to generate moral panic for votes

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The people damaged and a damaged country” David MarrDavid Marr is the multi award winning author of Patrick White A Life and The High Price of Heaven and co author with Marian Wilkinson of Dark Victory He has written for the Sydney Morning Herald the Age and the Monthly been editor of the National Times a reporter for Four Corners and presenter of ABC TV’s Media Watch In 2010 he wrote the uarterly Essay Power Trip The Political Journey of Kevin Rud. Not a book to be read all in one go this collection of Marr s writing over almost twenty years of panics in Australia is profoundly unnerving and extremely depressing So much for Australia being a laid back and relaxed country According to Marr we re terrified of almost everything particularly people with dark skin and any suggestion that money might not be the most important element of life and that there are things of greater valueRead little by little this collection has encouraging moments Does anyone now worry that Aboriginal people are going to claim backyards under Mabo and Wik Panic can be overcome But the last chapter on the Australian fear of boat people is terrifying The fears of Australians are being supported and flamed by politicians for their own benefit Desperate asylum seekers are treated as pawns in a domestic political game If only everyone in Australia could read Marr s masterly summary of the situationIncidentally Marr does not like the churches generally he thinks we re the enemies of freedom But he does at least admit that we re not so bad on refugees So there s that

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Panic noun A sudden uncontrollable fear or anxiety often causing wildly unthinking behaviourAustralians see themselves as a relaxed and tolerant bunch But scratch the surface and you’ll uncover an extraordinary level of fearCronulla Henson Hanson Wik Haneef The boats Panic shows all of David Marr’s characteristic insight uick wit and brilliant prose as he cuts through the froth and fury that have kept Australia simmering over the last fifteen years?. David Marr is the finest writer of essays in Australia today He is a very good writer He writes about subjects that matter and he does not pull any punches while being reasonably fair He is not a polemicist like Orwell often was but he does write knowingly and morally about politics This books over all subject is political and social panics that Australia seems to be peculiarly prone to over the last 30 years Highly recommended for those interested in Australian politics and good Australian political writing


About the Author: David Marr

See this thread for informationEminent Australian journalist author and progressive political and social commentator David Marr is the multi award winning author of Patrick White A Life Panic and The High Price of Heaven and co author with Marian Wilkinson of Dark Victory He has written for the Sydney Morning Herald the Age The Saturday Paper The Guardian Australia and the Monthly He has been editor of the National Times a reporter for Four Corners and presenter of ABC TV’s Media Watch He is also the author of two previous bestselling biographical uarterly Essays Power Trip The Political Journey of Kevin Rudd and Political Animal The Making of Tony Abbott His areas of expertise include Australian politics law censorship the media and the arts David Marr began his career in 1973 and is the recipient of four Walkley awards for journalism He also appears as a semi regular panellist on the ABC television programs A and Insiders