July - August 2005

01 July 2005


 

  • INTERNATIONAL

    Like water on rock

    • Eureka Street
    • 25 April 2006

    Eureka Street  extends its congratulations to Tony Kevin, author of A Certain Maritime Incident: The Sinking of the SIEV X.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Book business

    • Sara Dowse
    • 25 April 2006

    Reading the Sydney Writers’ Festival

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Electoral discontent in Italy

    • Peter Hartnett
    • 25 April 2006

    The view from Palermo

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Israel’s nuclear whistleblower

    • David Glanz and Judy McVey
    • 25 April 2006

    Out of jail but not free

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Basic necessities

    • Brian Matthews
    • 25 April 2006

    It is common knowledge that the Dunny School of  Philosophy owes little to the medieval philosopher Duns Scotus.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    A crooked farce

    • Jack Waterford
    • 25 April 2006

    Good old Kim Beazley has now been Leader of the Opposition again for six months. He gave a great speech after the Budget, even if he, and his advisers, made a complete mess of their tactics in opposing the Government’s tax cuts.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Voyelles

    • John Kinsella
    • 25 April 2006

    John Kinsella translates Arthur Rimbaud’s Voyelles

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Suffer the children

    • Anthony Ham
    • 25 April 2006

    The children of Niger are the innocent victims of religious fanaticism

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  • AUSTRALIA

    One island, two nations

    • Kent Rosenthal
    • 25 April 2006

    The common African past of both the Dominican Republic and Haiti continues to be a wound

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    The ethics and myths of stem cells

    • T.J. Martin
    • 25 April 2006

    In the flurry of media reports surrounding the stem cell debate, it can be difficult to grasp exactly what the research involves. Professor John Martin of St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research outlines the science and the ethical implications.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Here & then

    • Michael Farrell
    • 25 April 2006

    Poem by Michael Farrell

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  • MEDIA

    The doyen of dissent

    • Robert Hefner
    • 25 April 2006

    Robert Hefner meets the outspoken editor of Harper’s Magazine, Lewis H. Lapham.

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  • MEDIA

    Dumbing down the news

    • Ben Fraser
    • 25 April 2006

    Ben Fraser laments the demise of genuine news and current affairs.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Stark images in black and white

    • Mark Byrne
    • 25 April 2006

    Australian film-makers have to date been much better at reflecting the often ugly reality of racial relations than at imagining a different future

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Winds of change in Egypt

    • David Glanz
    • 25 April 2006

    David Glanz finds that talk of democracy is a double-edged sword.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Art into poetry

    • Peter Steele
    • 25 April 2006

    Peter Porter is one contemporary poet who breathes new life into existing works of art by letting them speak in the language of poetry

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Faithfully and Avid

    • Chris Wallace-Crabbe, Aileen Kell
    • 25 April 2006

    Poems by Chris Wallace-Crabbe and Aileen Kell

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Grinning and bearing it

    • Brian Doyle
    • 25 April 2006

    Brian Doyle makes the most of a furry situation.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Straight from the heart

    • Michele Gierck
    • 25 April 2006

    From humble peasant beginnings in rural China to international success as a dancer and author, Li Cunxin has achieved a destiny that few dared to dream.

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Oil and water

    • Richard Campbell
    • 25 April 2006

    Richard Campbell debunks the myths about global oil reserves.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Split personalities

    • John Button
    • 25 April 2006

    John Button reviews The Great Labor Schism: A Retrospective, edited by Brian Costar, Peter Love and Paul Strangio.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Devil in the detail

    • Jeffrey Grey
    • 25 April 2006

    Jeffrey Grey challenges some of Cameron Forbes’s conclusions in Hellfire: The Story of Australia, Japan and the Prisoners of War.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    A merry mercenary

    • Peter Pierce
    • 25 April 2006
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    Peter Pierce is troubled by the uncertain tone in Helen Nolan’s Between the Battles

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Bona fide Bono

    • Frank O’Shea
    • 25 April 2006

    Frank O’Shea discovers some memorable cameo scenes in Bono on Bono. Conversation with Michka Assay.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    That old black magic

    • Les Mogg
    • 25 April 2006

    Les Mogg reviews Brotherboys: The Story of Jim and Phillip Krakouer.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Disturbing questions

    • Louise Crowe
    • 25 April 2006

    Louise Crowe reviews Tony Kevin’s A Certain Maritime Incident: The Sinking of the SIEV X.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Turning the soul

    • Christopher Gleeson
    • 25 April 2006

    Christopher Gleeson praises Roslyn Arnold’s Empathic Intelligence: Teaching, Learning, Relating.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Book reviews

    • Bec Butler, Emily Millane, Peter Pierce
    • 25 April 2006

    Reviews of the books Labour of Love: Tales from the World of Midwives; The Long, Slow Death of White Australia and The Dead Place.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    True north

    • John Carmody
    • 25 April 2006

    Jack Carmody reflects on the life of Fr Ted Kennedy, pastor to Sydney’s urban indigenous community.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Film reviews

    • Siobhan Jackson, Allan James Thomas
    • 25 April 2006

    Reviews of the films The Assassination of Richard Nixon, 2046 and Ae Fond Kiss.

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  • RELIGION

    Cable czars

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 25 April 2006

    I always did like the telly more than was good for me—but frequently as I churn the remote through umpty-five digital cable channels I find nothing that’s any good.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Poisonous seeds

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 25 April 2006

    For those with a feel for European or Australian history, the rejection of the constitution in France and the Netherlands is deeply concerning.

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  • INFORMATION

    Letters to Eureka Street

    • Joan Kimm, Michael Donovan and Tim Usherwood
    • 25 April 2006

    Letters from Joan Kimm, Michael Donovan and Tim Usherwood

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