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The weird, warped politics of envy in 2016

In these extraordinary times we should not be jettisoning our extraordinary people. There’s a story going round that 2016 was a year for ordinary folk, when your average bloke and his missus made a stand for things they hold dear. … Continue reading

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The battle for enlightened, science-based policy

With Abbott and Hodgman out of contention, who is going to stand up for effective climate policy? [29 January 2012 | Peter Boyer] During a brief UK visit just before Christmas, Opposition Leader Tony Abbott was asked about a ticklish … Continue reading

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