Mark Dent

The Slap

It was a nasty slap. It spun the head of the victim sideways such was its force. The assailant strode back to his seat amongst the bejeweled women with the calm confidence of a man who knows he is untouchable. Some suggest his celebrity status was his iron clad armour. His fame was what prevented …

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They Really Do Hate Us

Recently I listened to a radio interview. Bettina Arndt was being interviewed by Merrick Watts. Bettina was trying to draw attention to the fact that Scott Morrison had appointed a woman to be the first National Suicide Prevention Adviser. Bettina was angry because suicide is an issue overwhelmingly affecting men. She asked Merrick to imagine …

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