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29 May 2013

WITH last week’s federal budget slashing the forecast revenue from Australia’s carbon pricing scheme for the second half of this decade, it’s a good time to have a closer look at the Gillard government’s decision to link the scheme with its embattled European counterpart from...

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29 May 2013

CROWDS flocking to Adelaide’s Botanic Park for the recent WOMADelaide festival were treated to an innovation: a talkfest on top of the music. Together with the twenty-six groups playing at the biggest world music festival outside Britain, where Womad started, “The Planet Talks” marked the...

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29 May 2013

“Hyper-legislation” is how Canadian law professor Kent Roach has described the fifty-four anti-terrorism laws passed by the Australian parliament since the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the United States. Last Tuesday, two major reports on those laws were tabled in federal parliament. Both were highly critical...

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29 May 2013

WHEN I read that Nick Cater, a senior editor at the Australian , was writing a book about “the rise of an Australian ruling class” I was a little puzzled. The only people I knew who still talked and wrote about “an Australian ruling class”...

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18 May 2013

FOR the past twenty years, some of the more optimistic figures in the solar industry have predicted that their technology would change the electricity game forever. They have largely been dismissed as green romantics or hopeless optimists.

But now it seems that their predictions...

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