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Majority government: the debate we don’t need

We don’t need the posturing and party games of Lara Giddings and Will Hodgman. We need responsible government. [4 March 2014 | Peter Boyer] Every election has its straw men, made to look scary but actually innocuous. The preferred one … Continue reading

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Climate: How the parties shape up

Tasmanian politicians are still trying to come to grips with how to tackle climate change. Four party representatives have shown that that we might be able to find common cause and start to act coherently — if only party hacks … Continue reading

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