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Trump’s many failings threaten us all

Republicans head for the exits as Trump’s campaign goes into meltdown Four years ago this month a US presidential election campaign was brought to a halt as Hurricane Sandy smashed into New York and New Jersey, leaving death and devastation … Continue reading

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A colossus stirs from its slumber

Obama’s Washington speech signals a shift with global implications. [2 July 2013 | Peter Boyer] The cacophony around Kevin Rudd’s rise from the ashes last week muffled news of an event at a US university campus a few hours earlier … Continue reading

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The storm that stopped a nation

We shouldn’t need Sandy to remind us that time is running out to reduce global carbon emissions. [6 November 2012 | Peter Boyer] It takes a lot to stop a US presidential election campaign dead in its tracks. Last week’s … Continue reading

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