The ratings are in, and they’re not looking good, writes Neha Kasbekar
Does the National Union of Students (NUS) still have any relevance? Nick Rowbotham skipped Melbourne’s laneways, lattes and giant balls of yarn to sit in on the annual conference of Australia’s peak student representative body.
They say hindsight is 20/20. Honi asked a number of Australia’s news makers for their take on the events of the past twelve months.
Biden is the definition of folksy, when the debate turned to Israel he said he’d known ‘Bebe’ personally for 29 years – Bebe being Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Biden has a winning smile and an ability to make you feel like he’s only talking to you. Whether it’s when he talks directly into…
The renewed reign of Chavez can bring good to Venezuala, if the leader is willing to compromise, writes Fabian Di Lizia Hugo Chavez has been re-elected comfortably in the Venezuelan Presidential election, returning 55 per cent of the vote to Henrique Capriles’ 44 per cent. International commentary suggested Chavez’s working-class and peasant bases would fragment…
A Europe that doesn’t stand for anything stands for nothing, writes John Harding-Easson.
Where are the great storytellers and heroes of the Left, asks Yitzi Tuvel. This piece came second in the 2012 Honi Soit opinion competition, judged by Joe Hildebrand.
Nick Richardson wants to separate personal identity from sexuality.
Australian politics is broken, but will true progressives heed the call and form a new party? Something’s gotta give, writes Felix Donovan.