The Two Little Pigs who wanted to Fly: a modern allegory

When all else fouls …

By David Daintree*

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Island detention of “illegals”: some realist scenarios

Imagine that Australia leans on PNG to take more genuine refugees than at first it had agreed.

By Gary Scarrabelotti*

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The way we are and the way we want to be

Fear and freedom when modernity fails.

The Apocalyptic Strain in Popular Culture: The American Nightmare Becomes the American Dream | by Paul A. Cantor | The Hedgehog Review: Vol. 15, No. 2 (Summer 2013)

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The Abbott you think you know

Tony Abbott

The Tony Abbott we don't know

Conventional wisdom no sure guide on Abbott.

By Gerard McManus*

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Kevin Rudd’s record as PM speaks for itself

“Leadership requires more than an unusually elevated dose of political vitamins: it requires a disciplined intellectual framework that can shape an understanding of the past, underpin mastery of the present and guide the search to enlarge the future.”

By Henry Ergas | The Australian | July 13, 2013

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