Tag Archive: John Howard

The Liberal Campaign and the Myth of Rescue

by Sarah Burnside*


Much has been made of the repetitious slogans in use this election campaign, but one has received comparatively little attention: the Coalition’s emphasis that Labor must not be given ‘the second chance that it doesn’t deserve and that Australia can’t afford’.

The Liberals instead suggest that they Read more »

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Leading the World or Falling Behind?

by Marilyn Lake, Professor in History, La Trobe University


Scientists generally agree that the emission of carbon generated by industrialised economies, if left unchecked, will cause catastrophic changes in the earth’s climate leading to warmer temperatures, rising sea levels, failures in agriculture, prolonged droughts and an increasing incidence of extreme weather events, Read more »

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