Opinion

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No two ways about it, neoliberalism has colonised our hearts. It's entered our social world and planted its flag in our most intimate terrain, writes Alecia Simmonds.

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As the world’s sixth-largest economy and with the spotlight on it from 2014 to 2016, Brazil is now just too big for Australia to ignore, writes Tim Harcourt.

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The DHL Export Barometer can give us a good indication of the long-term issues affecting the business community, and any global risks or opportunities on the horizon, writes Tim Harcourt.

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The future of education will be digital, on-demand and mobile, and online mathematics resources could complement classroom teaching and inspire more high school students, writes Dr Chris Tisdell.

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While the decline of the Australian dollar has been appreciable, there's no reason to think we're facing anything like the dire conditions of the Asian financial crisis 15 years ago, writes Geoffrey Garrett.

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The Parliament's Joint Committee on Human Rights has found that Australia's regional processing legislation violates many of our human rights obligations. It should act as a wakeup call that we have gone too far, writes Jane McAdam.

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For years, communication through holograms has been confined to Star Wars and other science fiction. But new research means we may be using holograms in day-to-day life sooner than you think, writes Paula Dawson.

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The art world is unforgiving of incompetence. We are able to see so much good art in this country because professional staff are very good at what they do, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.

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Calling violent sexual offenders monsters suggests they're beyond rehabilitation; it blames the untamed male libido rather than a society that sexualises violence against women, writes Alecia Simmonds.

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We still have a long way to go before people understand that domestic violence is a crime that should be met with zero tolerance, writes Alecia Simmonds.

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