keywords: Kim Beazley

  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Tall tales, but true

    • Kristie Dunn
    • 04 July 2006

    Kristie Dunn reviews Dark Victory by David Marr and Marian Wilkinson.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Well-laid plans

    • Jack Waterford
    • 16 June 2006

    Most of the uncertainties of the year ahead are international, particularly in our region. John Howard will be lucky if things work out as he hopes.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Driving the tide

    • Jack Waterford
    • 11 June 2006

    In America, the political scientists are trying to attract the NASCAR dads—the sort of guys who are fans of racing cars. ‘NASCAR dads’ was once used to describe small-town and rural men.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Credit overdrawn

    • Jack Waterford
    • 31 May 2006

    Mark Latham is doing far better than anyone expected. No one had particular faith in him, but the signs, so far, are good.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Nuclear Expansion: politics and deeper issues

    • Paul Osborne
    • 29 May 2006
    1 Comment

    Paul Osborne asks:  Should we export uranium at all? Should we lock up the reserves and declare Australia nuclear free - setting an example to the rest of the world? What is Australia's moral responsibility when a country suddenly turns around and wants to use material from nuclear processes, fuelled by Australian uranium, for weapons?

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Long odds

    • Jack Waterford
    • 11 May 2006

    John Howard has done more than enough to deserve to lose the next election by a wide margin. The polls indicate that he probably will. Yet he remains a slight favourite in the betting.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Shades of grey

    • Jack Waterford
    • 10 May 2006

    Most of the election so far has proven to be a referendum on whether we could endure having John Howard back.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Tell us a story

    • Jack Waterford
    • 08 May 2006

    When Labor marched to defeat in 2001, it is thought that more than half of the paid-up members of the party voted for the Greens.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The Right stuff

    • Jack Waterford
    • 29 April 2006

    The old firm is now entirely back in charge of the Labor Party. Not just Kim Beazley but the NSW Right.

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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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  • 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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  • AUSTRALIA

    Tough love

    • Jack Waterford
    • 23 April 2006

    The interesting, and probably enduring, thing about The Latham Diaries is not Mark Latham’s critique of the Labor Party, or even what the book tells about his own self-centredness and self-destructiveness. 

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