Opinion

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Contagious populist ideology more than financial contagion should possibly scare us right now.

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Sentiment can skew logic when it comes to using our natural resources, writes Raja Junankar.

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The succession of data access legislation in the Australian parliament is fast becoming a Mad Hatter's tea party. We need better oversight, and fast, writes Greg Austin.

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Bryan Caplan’s new book The Case Against Education argues we should invest less in education, writes Merlin Crossley.

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Analysis suggests import restrictions on bananas in Australia are a classic rent‐seeking policy, leaving Australians to subsidise each grower by more than $250,000 a year.

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The new RBA monetary statement is just like the old one — but there are some things that are changing significantly, writes Richard Holden.

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The National Energy Guarantee could be improved with more ambitious emission goals, but it offers the nation's energy ministers the chance to put some reliability in the system.

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Aboriginal Australians have effectively been on their country as long as modern human populations have been outside of Africa.

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Trump Baby is the latest in a long history of visual protests. But is this 'cheap shot street theatre' truly effective, or should we ask more of protest artists?

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In the Sydney Theatre Company's premiere production, white guilt festers as part of the shame, the ongoing, percolating wound that is the plot-space of contemporary colonisation, writes Bryoni Trezise.

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