Dan McGarry

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This author has written 47 articles
Coalition builder

Coalition builder

Frustrated with the status quo? Think you can do better? Have you always wanted to build your own parliamentary coalition government? Now you can with our new coalition builder web app!
A hard choice, but a simple one

A hard choice, but a simple one

There’s nothing complicated about the MSG’s decision on whether to include West Papua as a member, but that doesn’t make it easy, writes Dan McGarry.
On be(com)ing happy

On be(com)ing happy

'A few days after cyclone Pam destroyed his home, a twelve-year-old boy taught me a paradoxical lesson about happiness,' writes Dan McGarry
An urban custom story

An urban custom story

Wan Smolbag’s new play, Kaekae Rat is a broadly acted but subtly layered allegory of life in modern Melanesia. The play has a bit of a Cinderella quality to it, but here, it’s the rats that are riding in coaches. It is the most ambitious of Wan Smolbag’s plays in terms of its storytelling, writes Dan McGarry.