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Climate action: it’s now or never

A bipartisan climate platform may be Turnbull’s last chance to make a mark on his nation. Knife-edge elections have a history of delivering decisive political shifts. “The people have spoken, but it will take a while to determine exactly what … Continue reading

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Orlando shows why reform is so hard

The trouble with terrorism is that it’s an excuse for not doing the hard stuff. The president said so, the presidential candidates said so, the FBI said so. It must be true. Orlando was an act of terror, a political … Continue reading

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Palmer gives oxygen to the climate debate

Clive Palmer is about to vote out Australia’s hard-won carbon price, but the news isn’t all bad. [1 July 2014 | Peter Boyer] Let’s start with some good news. Clive Palmer’s meeting with Al Gore last week yielded some very … Continue reading

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