Category Archives: Property

Speaker Kevin McCarthy: how backroom deals have put controversial Republicans into key roles

Speaker Kevin McCarthy: how backroom deals have put controversial Republicans into key roles

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. When California Representative Kevin McCarthy finally earned the speaker’s gavel earlier this month after an unprecedented 15 rounds of votes on the House floor, it required a slew of backdoor deals. McCarthy was tight-lipped about all the concessions…

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the haunted life of Jean Rhys

the haunted life of Jean Rhys

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. The life of Dominican-born writer Jean Rhys is at once well-known and mysterious. Her career dipped and soared across both halves of the last century, across changes of name (Ella Gwendoline “Gwen” Rees Williams, Ella Lenglet, Jean Rhys)…

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Disastrous floods in WA – why were we not prepared?

Disastrous floods in WA – why were we not prepared?

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. The devastating floods sweeping through the Kimberley region of Western Australia have caused unimaginable destruction, leaving remote Indigenous communities stranded in its aftermath. Heartbreaking reports detail community members desperately seeking assistance from loved ones in Perth. In one…

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What can the Bildungsroman tell us about the Israel and Palestine conflict?

What can the Bildungsroman tell us about the Israel and Palestine conflict?

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. The reactions to Australia’s decision to reverse the Morrison government’s recognition of West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital ranged from outrage to endorsement. They confirmed, once again, that the territories involved are intensely contested. They also showed that there…

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Are the Clintons actually writing their novels? An expert uses ‘stylometry’ to analyse Hillary and Bill’s writing

Are the Clintons actually writing their novels? An expert uses ‘stylometry’ to analyse Hillary and Bill’s writing

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. In 2018, former US president Bill Clinton coauthored a novel with James Patterson, the world’s bestselling author. The President is Missing is a typical “Patterson”: a page-turner of a thriller, easy to read, with short chapters and large…

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