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Imagining the world ahead of us

The artist’s vision is an invaluable tool for comprehending what lies ahead [4 August 2015 | Peter Boyer] The 21st century, as one futurist website has it, will bring wondrous advances in medicine and energy but also economic hardship, resource … Continue reading

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The climate debate: reason is not enough

People up against it find ways of expressing our common humanity [7 July 2015 | Peter Boyer] There’s a connection between the death of a football coach in Adelaide and racist shootings in a South Carolina church, and despite the … Continue reading

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Exactly what are we stealing from our children?

Using the budget bottom line as the sole measure of our future viability begs some huge questions. [27 May 2014 | Peter Boyer] For a change, here’s a positive thought about this year’s federal budget: it’s based on the very … Continue reading

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