May 2004

01 May 2004

  • May 2004 Eureka Street


 

  • RELIGION

    Religious freedom

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 22 May 2006
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    Juliette Hughes interviews Fr Joseph Nguyen Cong Doan SJ.

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  • EDUCATION

    View from within

    • Tom Mann
    • 22 May 2006

    Educator Tom Mann recalls his experiences of working with children in detention

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Easy relations

    • Jack Waterford
    • 22 May 2006

    John Howard and Alexander Downer do Australia no favours in suggesting that to place Australia’s interests ahead of those of the United States, is proof of anti-Americanism or unsound policy.

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  • RELIGION

    Dark visions

    • Michael Magnusson
    • 22 May 2006

    Michael Magnusson and Caravaggio.

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  • RELIGION

    Soaring angels

    • Anna Griffiths
    • 22 May 2006

    Anna Griffiths marvels at the beauty of Los Angeles’ Our Lady Queen of the Angels Cathedral.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Winds of change

    • Brian Matthews
    • 22 May 2006

    Towards the end of a bleak, mid-February Friday, the wind started to groan through the narrow, village streets. Shutters creaked and in the valley below a filmy curtain materialised over the vines and blurred the outlines of the farmhouses.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The Irish legacy

    • Stephen Holt
    • 22 May 2006

    Stephen Holt reviews Michael Gilchrist’s Wit and Wisdom: Daniel Mannix

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  • AUSTRALIA

    From pieces to peace

    • Matthew Albert
    • 22 May 2006

    Democracy in South Africa

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Film reviews

    • Morag Fraser, Siobhan Jackson, Allan James Thomas
    • 22 May 2006

    Reviews of the films Monster, The Cat in the Hat, The Barbarian Invasions, and Capturing the Friedmans.

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  • EDUCATION

    The strength of diversity

    • Joanna Leonard
    • 22 May 2006

    The move to private education is not always what parents might hope.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Dear Class

    • Chris Wallace-Crabbe
    • 22 May 2006

    Poem by Chris Wallace-Crabbe

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Doing the Housework with Brother Lawrence | Blue

    • Paul Mitchell, Judith Bishop
    • 22 May 2006

    Poetry by Paul Mitchell & Judith Bishop

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Power of persuasion

    • Kent Rosenthal
    • 22 May 2006

    Elections in El Salvador

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  • EDUCATION

    Richer or poorer

    • Michael Furtado
    • 22 May 2006

    Michael Furtado on public money and private schools.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Felicity in love

    • Mary Manning
    • 22 May 2006

    Mary Manning interviews English novelist Salley Vickers.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    The voices of the silenced

    • Anthony Ham
    • 22 May 2006

    Anthony Ham looks at the national and international legacy of the bombings in Madrid.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Territorial television

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 22 May 2006

    I’m fine now, really. The nightmares are receding, the rash is responding to aromatherapy and I’ve cut back the shrink to once a day.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Gangsters, bishops, letters and tea pots

    • Eureka Street
    • 22 May 2006

    Terms of endearment. Smashing idea. Back in the saddle.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    On record

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 22 May 2006

    Andrew Hamilton critiques Robert Manne’s Quarterly Essay, Sending them Home: Refugees and the new politics of indifference.

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  • RELIGION

    Letter from James

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 22 May 2006

    Football teams, empires and prime ministers rise and fall but, it is said, God’s word abides forever. True, but the books of scripture themselves also rise and fall in popularity.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Grand masters

    • Don Gazzard
    • 22 May 2006

    Don Gazzard on Bellini, the architect for the re-design of the NGV.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Guerrilla to President: Xanana Gusmão

    • Sara Niner
    • 22 May 2006

    This year’s May anniversary of independence for Timor Leste is Xanana Gusmão’s second as President and the country’s fifth as a free territory. Sara Niner looks at the current political machinations.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Cultural rites

    • Beth Doherty
    • 22 May 2006

    Beth Doherty reviews Safiya Hussaini Tungar Tudu’s I, Safiya.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Medicare minus

    • Francis Sullivan
    • 22 May 2006

    MedicarePlus passed through parliament in early March.  Rather than easing the financial burden on average working families, closer examination reveals the policy leads to the creation of poverty traps.

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Laser zone

    • Tim Thwaites
    • 22 May 2006

    Australians have been brilliant at ideas, and poor at using them to practical purposes. In our rush to generate a more productive research culture, we must guard against cutting off the well-spring of ideas.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The good people of Young

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 22 May 2006

    This story of one asylum seeker portrays the best and worst in our nature.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Unsettled city

    • Ben Fraser
    • 22 May 2006

    Life in Kabul.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Letter from a Chinese restaurant

    • Michael McGirr
    • 22 May 2006

    Michael McGirr farewells Alistair Cooke.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Legal eagle

    • Kate Stowell
    • 22 May 2006

    ‘Let us be absolutely clear about this: Australia treats asylum seekers abominably—we imprison them indefinitely, we torment them, we are willing to return them to torture or death’

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