Opinion

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The recent bloodshed in Syria reflects a history of incompetence on the part of the Arab League, says Anthony Billingsley.

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Only political negligence can kill off the historical referendum on Indigenous recognition, writes Professor George Williams.

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Whether it's a shock jock or a celebrated expat launching a diatribe on our national character, some of the louder voices of public opinion are drowning out the rest of Australia, writes Tim Harcourt.

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The experience of the Queensland floods has moved us beyond the slanted view of social media services as echoing halls of babble, writes Kate Crawford.

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The process governing federal-state relations has been hampered by a breakdown in trust, writes Paul Kildea.

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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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