May 2005

01 May 2005


 

  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    A radical faith

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 27 April 2006

    Death brings us all back to earth. So Pope John Paul II has died and has left his responsibilities to others.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The human side of poverty

    • Liz Curran
    • 27 April 2006

    So often in the poverty debate the actual human stories have been lost.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Population time bomb

    • Anthony Ham
    • 27 April 2006

    Europe's immigration conundrum

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Beyond the screen of sight

    • Steve Gome
    • 27 April 2006

    James Gleeson Retrospective.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Of life and death

    • Tim Thwaites
    • 27 April 2006

    As humans, we seem to love putting things into boxes, sorting them into categories—black and white, horses and zebras, living and dead. But biology isn’t like that. It’s a continuum.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    What crisis?

    • Jack Waterford
    • 27 April 2006

    The population is ageing. In 40 years, seven million Australians—a quarter of the population—will be aged 65 or older.  So what’s the answer to this as a public policy dilemma?

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Portuguese invasion

    • Brian Matthews
    • 27 April 2006

    I suppose that, in evolution’s daring script, the millipede has a role, but intense scrutiny has failed to reveal it to me.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Riding the bycycle, The abyss

    • Robert Drummond
    • 27 April 2006

    Robert Drummond: Riding the bycycle, The abyss

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Getting real in Ulster

    • Hugh Dillon
    • 27 April 2006

    Real peace is likely to come to Northern Ireland only when a new generation sets aside the long-dead icons of 1916 and 1922.

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  • RELIGION

    Cultural consolidation

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 27 April 2006

    It is a happy accident that brings together in 2005 the anniversaries of three Jesuits who worked in German: Peter Canisius, Hans Urs von Balthasar and Karl Rahner.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Rancour in the rank and file

    • Nick Way
    • 27 April 2006

    Nick Way looks at the reasons behind poor morale among Victoria’s biggest union.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Morning in East Timor

    • Morag Fraser
    • 27 April 2006

    Traces of Rome have become part of the scenery.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The impossible dream lives on

    • Anthony Ham
    • 27 April 2006

    Spain is celebrating the 400th anniversary of its most famous novel, Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quixote.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The power of the word

    • Gillian Bouras
    • 27 April 2006

    Ulm Minster is a testament to the eternal longing humans have always had for understanding

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Torn between art and activism

    • Tim Bonyhady
    • 27 April 2006

    Judith Wright was not just a much greater writer than most of the artist-activists who had preceded her, but also a much greater activist.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Just neighbours

    • Madeleine Byrne
    • 27 April 2006

    Madeleine Byrne explores the boundaries, both geographical and moral, between Australia and Timor-Leste.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Advancing Australia fair

    • Tim Martyn
    • 27 April 2006

    Young people have become increasingly wary of the hard sell, especially when pitched by the major political parties.

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Not beating about the bush

    • Alison Aprhys
    • 27 April 2006

    The Australian Bush Heritage Fund is quietly securing important areas of biodiverse bush to preserve and manage for future generations

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Hit and myth

    • Leah De Forest
    • 27 April 2006

    In many ways Elizabeth Bennet was a far more illuminating role model for the women of her time than her twittery descendant Bridget Jones.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The known world

    • Anna Griffiths
    • 27 April 2006

    Anna Griffiths argues that Grace Cossington Smith captures the genius loci of her environment as finely as any painter of the grand sublime vista.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Bracing for the five-ring circus

    • Jeremy Clarke
    • 27 April 2006

    The Chinese people are conscious of the immense work involved in bringing a ‘New Beijing’ into being before the ‘Great Olympics’

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Fascinating and disturbing mysteries

    • Rosamund Dalziell
    • 27 April 2006

    Rosamund Dalziell reviews Haunted Earth, by Peter Read.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The quintessential storyteller

    • Christopher Gleeson
    • 27 April 2006

    Christopher Gleeson finds much to admire in Maryanne Confoy’s Morris West: Literary Maverick.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Governments bearing moral gifts

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 27 April 2006

    Andrew Hamilton reflects on Marion Maddox’s God under Howard: The Rise of the Religious Right in Australian Politics.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The best that money can buy

    • Peter Yewers
    • 27 April 2006

    Sally Young’s The Persuaders: Inside the Hidden Machine of Political Advertising is an important book for those interested in political and social change, says Peter Yewers.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Brilliant buddies

    • Ralph Elliott
    • 27 April 2006

    Ralph Elliott reviews Gustav Born’s new edition of Max Born’s The Born-Einstein Letters 1916 –1955: Friendship, Politics and Physics in Uncertain Times.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Bad eggs

    • Robert Hefner
    • 27 April 2006

    Robert Hefner reviews Hannie Rayson’s Two Brothers.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Book reviews

    • Godfrey Moase, Kathryn Page, Chloe Wilson, Kate Stowell
    • 27 April 2006

    Reviews of the books Speaking for Australia: Parliamentary speeches that shaped our nation; Direct action and democracy today; Scraps of Heaven and Lazy Man in China.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Film reviews

    • Zane Lovitt, Siobhan Jackson
    • 27 April 2006

    Reviews of the films Bad Education, Young Adam, Look at Me and Robots.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Lest we forget

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 27 April 2006

    Dad’s and Uncle George’s stories come back to me when I consider the upcoming series on SBS As It Happened: Germany’s War.

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