keywords: Civil Liberties

  • RELIGION

    Testing Australian values

    • Richard Treloar
    • 29 May 2006
    1 Comment

    Morag Fraser, former editor of this journal, expressed a residual unease with the very notion of ‘Australian values’, belonging as she saw it to a ‘vocabulary of expediency’ rather than of conviction. What are 'Australian' values, asks Richard Treloar.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Ethics in a time of terror

    • Godfrey Moase
    • 08 May 2006

    Godfrey Moase reviews Peter Singer’s The president of good & evil and Patricia Marchak’s Reigns of Terror.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Liberty and justice

    • Hugh Dillon
    • 30 April 2006

    Hugh Dillon unravels the challenges of justice in Guantanamo Bay.

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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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  • 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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  • AUSTRALIA

    Terror tactics

    • Jack Waterford
    • 24 April 2006

    John Howard, the state premiers and the federal ALP are playing politics with terrorism.

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