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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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Some good ideas to keep politicians occupied

Politicians appear to have lost direction. Phil Harrington has some climate change policy ideas that should keep Tasmania’s politicians occupied for the rest of their careers—and beyond. [25 August 2009 | Peter Boyer] At a certain age, it’s said, nostalgia kicks … Continue reading

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