Exclusionary Approaches

BY DAN There’s a theory French philosopher Michel Foucault had about how people in power use knowledge to legitimise, reproduce and reinforce their position. In your humble scribes interpretation, the basic idea is pretty simple – powerful groups use language and knowledge to reinforce their position of power. Think of legal language. Or how medicine uses Latin. … More Exclusionary Approaches

Raiders Review: Something To Believe In

BY DAN After a kidney stone of a season, the Canberra Raiders have found something to believe in. In the last two weeks they have beaten most commentators’ predicted grand finalists, doing so with intelligent attack and resilient defence. In the latest installment, a 24-12 victory over the South Sydney Rabbitohs, the Green Machine wore down … More Raiders Review: Something To Believe In

Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Roosters Round 23 Preview

BY ROB 2018 is a bust. Injury woes compounded by weird/terrible positional jiggling robbed the Raiders of any meaningful consistency. Of the nine victories to the Green Machine name in 2018 six came in back to back pairs. But never more than two wins at a time. Every time the Raiders found some sort of … More Raiders Rumble! Raiders v Roosters Round 23 Preview