Barry, Derek

Derek Barry is a Brisbane based IT project manager and also a third year journalism student at Griffith University. He writes daily on socio-political news and events at the “Woolly Days” blog. Derek would not join any organisation that would admit him as a member.

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  • Articles
    According to Oscar Wilde, the problem with socialism was that it took up too many evenings. Wilde’s aphorism alludes to a major issue that bedevils all attempts to influence the public sphere: the fact that public activities encroach unduly on citizens’ valuable time. In the 21st century, the dilemma of how to deal with “too many evenings” is one that...Read more
  • Articles
    According to Oscar Wilde, the problem with socialism was that it took up too many evenings. Wilde’s aphorism alludes to a major issue that bedevils all attempts to influence the public sphere: the fact that public activities encroach unduly on citizens’ valuable time. In the 21st century, the dilemma of how to deal with “too many evenings” is one that many citizen journalists face as they...Read more