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Phillip Adams

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22 Feb 2017

The fake news world isn't new, according to Robert Darnton, Professor of History and University Librarian Emeritus at Harvard.

The tradition can be traced back to the Byzantine empire, but its real origins can be found in early newspaper journalism in 18th century London...

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7 Mar 2016

The National Library of Australia developed Trove into a world class digital collection of resources from all around Australia. It is admired by its counterparts in Europe and the USA, and yet budget cuts to the library are forcing them to reconsider what material they...

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9 Apr 2015

John Kenneth Galbraith agreed with the Keynesian view that one day society would be in a financial position where we could work fewer hours, devote more time to leisure and where inequality would diminish. That was a view from the 1950s when he wrote his...

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12 Mar 2015

The release of the inter-generational report has given rise to much talk about inequality and the need for another look at our tax system. It's been five years since the release of the Henry Tax Review, a comprehensive study of our tax and transfer system,...

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27 Jan 2015

In 1980 ANU security expert Des Ball published, A Suitable Piece of Real Estate , about American installations in Australia. These military and intelligence bases are the cornerstone of the Australian/US defence relationship.

Over 30 years later, there are calls for a renewed debate...

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