keywords: Idealism

  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Book reviews

    • Miriam Bugden, Andrew Hamilton, Chris O’Connor, Tom Rigby
    • 26 June 2006

    Reviews of Western Horizon: Sydney’s heartland and the future of Australian politics; Body and Soul: A Spirituality of Imaginative Creativity; One Fourteenth of an Elephant: A memoir of life and death on the Burma–Thailand Railway; What’s Right? and Giving it Away: In praise of philanthropy.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Blair whiching

    • Brian Matthews
    • 19 June 2006

    Tony Blair was in trouble. Grey-faced, uncharacteristically faltering, he could only reiterate under siege in the press, on television and in parliament that the Weapons of Mass Destruction which had convinced him to take Britain to war really did exist and would be found.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Strike up the band

    • Jack Waterford
    • 11 May 2006

    In theory, the stage is set. An election could be as early as August, more likely October.

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Time again to save the whales?

    • Anthony Ham
    • 10 May 2006

    Anthony Ham investigates renewed efforts at the IWC  to resume commercial whaling

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The new Jews of Berlin

    • Dorothy Horsfield
    • 08 May 2006

    Dorothy Horsfield visits the fastest growing Jewish community in Europe

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Morality questioned

    • Tony Smith
    • 30 April 2006

    Tony Smith reviews Ian Rankin’s Fleshmarket Close; Garry Disher’s Kittyhawk Down and Alexander McCall Smith’s The Sunday Philosophy Club.

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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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  • INTERNATIONAL

    A ship and a harbour

    • Sarah Kanowski
    • 25 April 2006

    Travelling in order to see how different people live is essential to the formation of a genuine tolerance of other cultures.  

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Are we giving our fair share?

    • Shaun Cannon
    • 24 April 2006

    The Make Poverty History campaign has inspired global solidarity.   The challenge of ending poverty has progressed from an idea of good intent to a global campaign, enthusiastically embraced.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Film reviews

    • Film reviewers
    • 21 April 2006

    Reviews of the films Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire; The Brothers Grimm; Good Night, and Good Luck; and The Constant Gardener.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Peter Roebuck - man on a journey

    • Matthew Klugman & Alex McDermot
    • 05 July 2003

    Peter Roebuck’s cricket commentaries connect us with more than just a game.

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