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Death of a degree: how the BA (Adv) (Hons) was mismanaged

Death of a degree: how the BA (Adv) (Hons) was mismanaged

Ben Brooks was lucky enough to enjoy his one year of the fraught Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) (Honours)

Treason d’etre

Ben Brooks on the Rosenbergs, Manning and Snowden

All cabs off the rank

All cabs off the rank

Ben Brooks investigates the inequities of NSW’s taxi industry

How to overcook a king

How to overcook a king

Ben Brooks examines what the royal baby means for the future of the British monarchy

Silent Sexuality: Pedophilia, child sex abuse, and discourse

Silent Sexuality: Pedophilia, child sex abuse, and discourse

TRIGGER WARNING: THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE. Ben Brooks examines the discourse of paedophilia and child abuse, and why we need to break the taboo of discussing child sexuality.

A Parliament of jellybeans

A Parliament of jellybeans

Ben Brooks sat through question time and counted the jellybeans

Apple’s absurd ‘patent war’ will stifle future innovation

Apple’s absurd ‘patent war’ will stifle future innovation

The world’s most valuable company is fundamentally redefining what it means to innovate, but not in a good way, writes Ben Brooks.

The Gun Show

The Gun Show

From the Norway massacre to the murder of Trayvon Martin, Ben Brooks chronicles the use and misuse of firearms in a world which continues to tolerate their inevitable consequences.