Search Results: The Nationals

  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Information serfing

    • David Ferris
    • 12 June 2006

    David Ferris reports on Information Feudalism: Who Owns the Knowledge Economy? by Peter Drahos with John Braithwaite.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Butchering words

    • Brian Matthews
    • 31 May 2006

    A friend of mine, fond of fashioning his own brand of aphorism, announced one day, after what he claimed had been a long period of research, ‘butchers are much given to bullshit.’

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Don't run out on modern sport

    • Tom Cranitch
    • 18 May 2006
    1 Comment

    Contemporary cricketers think little of dropping the ball at their feet and setting off for a run. Graeme Wood, a pioneer in this practice, was misunderstood by team mates and a cricket loving nation.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    A democracy of convenience

    • Kate Stowell
    • 30 April 2006

    Kate Stowell visits Uzbekistan, a democratic republic still under the reign of its former communist party leader.

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  • RELIGION

    Australia’s judicial isolation

    • Frank Brennan
    • 29 April 2006

    Over the last year a major chasm has opened between decisions of Australia’s High Court and those of the UK House of Lords and the US Supreme Court regarding issues of national security such as the long-term mandatory detention of stateless asylum seekers.

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  • EDUCATION

    Political lessons

    • Ian Slater
    • 21 April 2006

    Learning from foreign students

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Country character

    • Jack Waterford
    • 20 April 2006

    My grandfather was a founding member of the Party nearly 90 years ago, and, although he stayed in until his death, he never ceased to say how much it had disappointed him.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Commonwealth death tally

    • Peter Norden
    • 20 April 2006

    While many Australian people remain divided on the question of capital punishment, we can rejoice in the fact that in this country there is public debate about the issue.

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