Tag Archives: Lara Giddings

The words they dare not speak

For reasons that remain obscure, our governments seem incapable of facing the climate demon As the bone-dry desert kingdom of Jordan suffers its second deadly flash-flood in a fortnight, a placid late autumn in California is suddenly overwhelmed by apocalyptic … Continue reading

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The battle over how we depart this life

Dying with dignity is an elusive goal, made more so by our inability to put our laws in order. We’re all going to die – you, me, everyone. For a few of us it will be quick and unexpected, but … Continue reading

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What happens when the buzz goes away?

Will Hodgman has achieved his life’s ambition, but we know little about what he has in store for us. [18 March 2014 | Peter Boyer] At last, Australia’s most experienced opposition leader has won the prize for which he’s been … Continue reading

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