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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Firebrand

    • Rebecca Marsh
    • 10 July 2006

    Rebecca Marsh considers Naomi Klein’s challenge to the multinationals in No Logo.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Fair Go, FairWear

    • Daisy Gardener
    • 26 June 2006
    1 Comment

    The Independent Contractors Legislation recently introduced in Parliament affects many immigrant outworkers. The fashion industry faces a serious challenge over unfair practices towards outworkers.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Industrial relations is the Church's business

    • Brendan Long
    • 26 June 2006
    6 Comments

    The Federal Goverment believes that church leaders will retreat from the Industrial Relations debate to their cathedrals. It does not realise that the proper relationship between economics and the good of society is a central theological concern.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    News from all over

    • Anthony Ham, David Glanz, Morag Fraser
    • 16 June 2006

    Death of the king, Little argument, Words to end winter

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The future of families

    • Frank Castles
    • 31 May 2006

    How society chooses: Policy and values, past and future.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Cultural collapse

    • Jim Davidson
    • 31 May 2006

    Jim Davidson explores Morris Berman’s The Twilight of American Culture.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Medicare minus

    • Francis Sullivan
    • 22 May 2006

    MedicarePlus passed through parliament in early March.  Rather than easing the financial burden on average working families, closer examination reveals the policy leads to the creation of poverty traps.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    A budget for the ages

    • Francis Sullivan
    • 14 May 2006

    Mixed signals lead one to wonder whether the Commonwealth is pulling back from shouldering its share of the cost of aged care.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The threat to empire

    • Luke Fraser
    • 11 May 2006

    An ageing population may be the downfall of the Western empire

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The sons of privilege

    • Anthony Ham
    • 11 May 2006

    Anthony Ham travels the enigmatic and affluent Saudi Arabia

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Suffer the children

    • Anthony Ham
    • 25 April 2006

    The children of Niger are the innocent victims of religious fanaticism

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  • AUSTRALIA

    One island, two nations

    • Kent Rosenthal
    • 25 April 2006

    The common African past of both the Dominican Republic and Haiti continues to be a wound

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