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  • AUSTRALIA

    Mahathir Mohamad embraces human rights?

    • Binoy Kampmark
    • 08 March 2007
    1 Comment

    Malaysia's colourful former Prime Minister is setting up a war crimes tribunal, to "assuage the pain that has been suffered by so many people in Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan and elsewhere". Mahathir, it seems, hopes to reinvent the wheel, and a rickety one at that.

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  • RELIGION

    A place where story and song make race and recrimination obsolete

    • Brian Doyle
    • 13 November 2006

    No politician or poet from the Old World will lead us there. It will be someone from the new lands, who mills ideas into food and education and healing for thousands of people, who understands that power only matters, finally, when it is a verb.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Barriers to grace

    • Michael McKernan
    • 26 June 2006

    Michael McKernan confronts an ugly Australian.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    A race for stayers

    • Brian Matthews
    • 11 June 2006

    As Melbourne Cup time comes round each year, I remember—with a mixture of dread and triumph—the Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Lecture that I gave on Tuesday, 5 November, in the Chancellors Hall of the University of London Senate House in 1996.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Race memories

    • Peter Pierce
    • 14 May 2006

    A day at the museum

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Country races

    • Peter Pierce
    • 11 May 2006

    Last past the post

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    City terraces

    • Philip Harvey
    • 11 May 2006

    Peter Yule’s Carlton: A History reviewed by Philip Harvey.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    All is grace

    • Christopher Gleeson
    • 30 April 2006

    Chris Gleeson investigates Brian Doyle’s The wet engine: Exploring the mad wild miracle of the heart.

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  • ECONOMICS

    Towards full employment

    • Bree Alexander
    • 09 July 2020
    2 Comments

    What then, does the case for full employment look like? This is not just an economic question, but too of having access to a decent wage that allows all people to live a decent life.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Finding fragments of a father

    • Brian Matthews
    • 02 July 2020
    3 Comments

    Daddy Cool is a thoroughly absorbing biography, witty, astonishing, often intensely moving, effortlessly in charge of a crowded and potentially confusing canvas (readers of a certain age will recognise names like Jack Davey, Roy Rene, Dick Bentley, Willie Fennell).

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Emergence from ideology

    • John Falzon
    • 02 July 2020
    14 Comments

    Ideology is a powerful presence in our lives. It works its way into our consciousness through the dominant discourses of government, media, institutional religion, legal frameworks, popular culture, advertising, all the means at the disposal of the powerful. Once we learn to recognise it we see it everywhere. If it feels like we were born into it, it is because we were.

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  • ECONOMICS

    Looking back, looking forward

    • David James
    • 30 June 2020
    3 Comments

    A commonly heard phrase, or rather media cliché, is that after the COVID-19 crisis ‘things will never be the same.’ It is an understandable sentiment, given the seemingly unprecedented nature of recent events. But how novel is what happened, and how much will actually change? 

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