Michael Short is editor of The Zone. He also writes editorials and columns. The Zone is about activism and advocacy. It is collaborative. Its purpose is to ventilate arguments for moving an issue or situation from what is the case to what might be or ought to be the case. Across a broad range of areas including public policy, philanthropy, philosophy, culture, community, design and business, The Zone seeks to bring fresh thoughts into the free market for ideas.
Michael Short Duopoly diminishes the texture and diversity of neighbourhood life in Australia.
Michael Short Resources and ideas are available to help prevent further catastrophes.
Michael Short With the social imperative to be fashionable, discard the old and buy the latest, there is a danger that people have lost touch with what's really important in life.
Michael Short Companies can be left floundering in the wake of changing social values.
Michael Short Simon McKeon says the Occupy movement has valid grievances and business has only itself to blame for the disdain in which it is now being held.
Michael Short One in six Australians will suffer a stroke. While most people think there is little to be done to prevent it, Erin Lalor says there are many steps you can take to reduce the risk.
Michael Short Young people need a bigger say in policy decisions made about their future.