In Praise of the Pig

In Praise of the Pig

A research article posted in the Jan. 13 issue of Science Advances reports that the oldest known example of representational art has been identified on the wall of a cave in Sulawesi, Indonesia – and it’s the portrait of a pig. Or at least three pigs, drawn in dark...

Orphan, 9, in Immigration Detention Must Be Freed

Two related events in recent days have done more to lower my opinion of prominent politicians and galvanize my support for public policy reform in Australia than anything else in 2011. The first was the opposition party’s response to a decision by the...