essays

Moral Panic 101: Equality, Acceptance and the Safe Schools Scandal

Benjamin Law


Are Australian schools safe? And if they’re not, what happens when kids are caught in a bleak collision between ill-equipped teachers and a confected scandal? In 2016, the Safe Schools program became the focus of an ideological firestorm. In Moral Panic 101, Benjamin Law explores how and why this happened.

We Should All Be Feminists

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


What does ‘feminism’ mean today?

In this personal, eloquently argued essay, which is adapted from her much-admired TEDx talk of the same name, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness.