Opinion

Megan Davis

Should the referendum on Indigenous recognition be defeated, Australians would be branded to the world as self-conscious and deliberate racists, write Megan Davis and Marcia Langton.

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The cost of solar power is plummeting. But, while China leads the world in exporting photovoltaic-technology based on Australian ingenuity, this country is falling further behind, writes Professor Martin Green.

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OPINION: Relations between the United States and its ally Israel have descended into the worst crisis in years. Anthony Billingsley questions whether the situation will end in conflict.

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OPINION: By putting the team's interests ahead of his own, Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke is showing a new maturity and respect for the game, and it could turn his reputation around, writes Tim Harcourt.

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OPINION: Beyond composting the kitchen scraps and making sure the bottles and paper go in the yellow bin, most of us are reluctant to pay the real price of our profligate lifestyles, writes Jenny Stewart.

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OPINION: Separating people according to their race is based upon a discredited 19th-century scientific theory. Unfortunately, this thinking remains embedded in Australia's constitutional DNA, writes Professor George Williams.

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OPINION: People under 50 need protection from the proposed increase in super contributions because many are under financial stress, writes Dr Bruce Bradbury.

Carlo caponecchia

OPINION: Workplace stress is manageable, if we understand it properly, writes Carlo Caponecchia in The Conversation.

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Whatever score Tendulkar makes this summer, the future of Australia-India trade is more than just cricket, writes Tim Harcourt in The Age.

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At this time of year a number of consumption ''cues'' collide, creating the perfect storm for indulgence and guilt, writes Dr Lenny Vartanian in the Sydney Morning Herald.

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