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Australian edition

DIARY OF A CABBIE : Sep 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

ALL DUE RESPECT A chance fare leaves our driver wondering if there will always be an England A week doesn’t pass when my cab radio doesn’t issue broadcasts warning of youths throwing rocks at passing […]

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LEFT HOOK: Apr 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

LAURA WILSON Respect for women will go a long way to preventing AIDS There are said to be between five and six million AIDS cases in India, which makes it amongst the Asian countries worst […]

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Break Point

BREAK POINT: Feb 05

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

ANN COULTER Liar, liar, now you’re fired If CNN doesn’t hire them, Dan Rather and his producers can always get a job teaching at the Columbia School of Journalism. The Columbia Journalism Review recently defended […]

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April 05

RIGHT HOOK: Apr 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

ANN COULTER Lefties, come back! Liberals have been completely intellectually vanquished. Actually, they lost the war of ideas long ago. It’s just that now their defeat is so obvious, even they’ve noticed. As new Democratic […]

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Eyes Right

EYES RIGHT: Feb 05

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

RICHARD PROSSER A Moral Vacuum It was British philosopher and statesman Edmund Burke who coined the immortal and oft-quoted phrase, “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do […]

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Australian edition

TOUGH QUESTIONS: Sep 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

IAN WISHART Child abuse and the nature of evil Surveys show around 90% of Australians and New Zealanders have a spiritual belief. Many people as part of that belief acknowledge the existence of spiritual evil, […]

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April 05

SPIN CITY: Apr 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

ALAN ANDERSON Where is John Howard’s opposition? These days, not in the ALP Recent weeks have seen a flurry of policy ideas – good, bad and stupid – floated by Coalition parliamentarians. Good: the so-called […]

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Australian edition

RIGHT HOOK: Sep 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

ANN COULTER It’s ‘let’s roll’, not ‘let’s roll over’ Since the London bombings, there has been a palpable feeling in the air that another terrorist attack is imminent. Maybe not as bad as 9/11, perhaps […]

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Australian edition

First Draft: Mar 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

FIRST DRAFT MATT HAYDEN Somehow this draft e-mail from Kim Beazley made it into our in-box… From: Kimster2008@aol.com To: Subject: Proposed new tactical directions – and thanks! Dear men and women of Labor, Thank you […]

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Australian edition

Tough Questions, Mar 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

TOUGH QUESTIONS IAN WISHART Been sucked in by The Da Vinci Code yet? Along time ago, in a lifetime far, far away, I bought a book called The Holy Blood & The Holy Grail. Hundreds […]

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Australian edition

DIARY OF A CABBIE : May 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

LOOKING FOR TROUBLE Devoted wife, house full of kids, money in the bank. For some passengers, it’s still not enough Around midnight, a fella in his mid-thirties hurried out of the Bondi Hotel and approached […]

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April 05

THE ARENA: Apr 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

JAMES MORROW New York used to be a hell of a town. Is Sydney becoming one? On a hot summer night almost fifteen years ago, a car in a Hasidic Jewish funeral procession veered out […]

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Australian edition

Left Hook, Mar 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

LEFT HOOK LUKE SLATTERY Freedom of speech? Sure – just don’t mention the war I am not a racist. In fact, I’m something of a sensitive multi-culturalist: the more complex the cultural stew, the better. […]

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Feb 05 issue

LAURA’S WORLD: Feb 05

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

LAURA WILSON When Harry Met Silly… Prince Harry dons a Swastika armband for a party and the world is in uproar. He is at best, a tasteless fool and at worst, according to many international […]

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Australian edition

Right Hook: Mar 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

RIGHT HOOK ANN COULTER Abortion is too important an issue to be left to judges Maybe he really is an idiot. On the 32nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade recently – I was going to […]

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Australian edition

THE ARENA: May 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

JAMES MORROW Save the Earth. Go nuclear Afew Saturdays ago I met one of my neighbours for the first time. He’s the father of one of my son’s playmates – we all live around the […]

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Australian edition

Spin City: Mar 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

SPIN CITY ALAN ANDERSON John Howard has a long way to go to truly remake Australian society Fresh from his fourth successive elec-tion victory, John Howard is politically ascendant. Learned commentators who only months ago […]

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Australian edition

LEFT HOOK: Sep 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

TIM DUNLOP Why do conservatives hate this Western success story? Since September 11, the right has been at pains to argue there is no such thing as root causes for the jihadist terrorism that currently […]

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Australian edition

SPIN CITY: Sep 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

ALAN ANDERSON Blackmail is an ugly word for the Nats’ current strategy. But it fits One of the hallmarks of the Howard Government has been its willingness to buy off sectional interests in order to […]

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Australian edition

THE WATCHER: Sep 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

ALAN RM JONES Recalling Abu Ghraib The late 19th, early 20th Century French philosopher Henri Bergson contended that there were two types of memory. On the one hand, there is what he termed ‘habit-memory’, which […]

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Australian edition

FIRST DRAFT: Dec 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

MATT HAYDEN The address we like to imagine Dominique de Villepin almost gave France… A POET SHALL LEAD US! Noble citizens of France, I address you as your Prime Minister and as a humble poet […]

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April 05

TOUGH QUESTIONS: Apr 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

IAN WISHART Going head-to-head with a reader over the Da Vinci Code fraud Dear Mr Wishart: In reply to your article regarding Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code, it would seem to me that Mr […]

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Feb 05 issue

Simply Devine: Feb 05

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

MIRANDA DEVINE The new counter-culture groundswell You know that by the time a new way of thinking makes it into a Hollywood blockbuster it is already deeply embedded in the culture. When it comes to […]

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Australian edition

THE ARENA: Sep 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

JAMES MORROW Iraq: For some on the left, it’s the defeat America has to have Years ago, back when Bill Clinton held the lease to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, I had one of the least exciting, […]

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Australian edition

TOUGH QUESTIONS: Dec 05, AU Edition

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IAN WISHART Exorcism – when belief becomes reality Hollywood has a long history of milking the religious and/or supernatural veins of our culture for material, and usually it’s a blockbuster. Last season Mel Gibson’s The […]

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Australian edition

RIGHT HOOK: Dec 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

MELINDA TANKARD REIST RU-486 is not the solution for women in crisis In her campaign launch to bring the abortion pill RU-486 to this country in last month’s Medical Journal of Australia, Cairns obstetrician Dr […]

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Australian edition

SPIN CITY: Dec 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

ALAN ANDERSON State Libs need to look for trouble – not avoid it Liberal Party faithful attending a recent function in the “dead red” North-western suburbs of Melbourne got more than they bargained for when […]

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Australian edition

FIRST DRAFT: Sep 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

MATT HAYDEN The latest in lifestyle programming – coming soon to Channel 873! Ciao Channel! For vivacious viewers who want to do lunch and learn how it was made! TV GUIDE 10 September 2005 2:30 […]

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Opinion

OPINION: Chaos Theory in Education

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Chaos theory rules Education In physics, things left to their own devices eventually atrophy. ‘Ever-decreasing circles’ is another analogy. Without constant energy, input and correction, systems lose balance and accuracy. It’s a lesson apparently lost […]

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Opinion

Tiger Hunted

January 1, 1970 iwishart 0

Tiger Woods’ silence makes real story all the more intriguing By Rick Morrissey, Chicago Tribune A story involving a fire hydrant and a tree normally is the province of Dog World magazine. But when the […]