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Keane: the old and the new of Anzac amnesia

Keane: the old and the new of Anzac amnesia

A century on from Gallipoli, Australia remains mired in pointless imperial ventures in the Middle East and “Lest We Forget” was never more ironic.

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What the Gregs (Sheridan and Hunt) don’t get about emissions abatement

What the Gregs (Sheridan and Hunt) don’t get about emissions abatement

Conservative columnists and politicians are in lockstep on Direct Action. They’re also wrong, writes Canberra economist Tom Westland.

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Rundle: the guns of August, the landing at Gallipoli, and the complicated reasoning of WW I

Rundle: the guns of August, the landing at Gallipoli, and the complicated reasoning of WW I

World War I was the confluence of a huge number of factors, and Gallipoli was just one tiny part of a dramatic world shift that continues to this day.

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‘The Nats are a waste of space’: Windsor opens up about life in politics

‘The Nats are a waste of space’: Windsor opens up about life in politics

Tony Windsor told a rapt audience at Gleebooks about the problem with the current government, what he thinks of The Australian and who Tony Abbott’s parents might be.

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Has the tax discussion taken us further away from reform?

With most sensible options ruled out, we’ve gone backwards on tax reform, not forwards.

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Plus ca change … The Monthly turns 10

Australia’s magazine of ideas, The Monthly, is marking its 10th birthday.

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Zoo Weekly sexes up Anzac without VA approval

Zoo Weekly has a special Anzac centenary edition. Unfortunately, no one told the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Tips and rumours

Sydney Uni reacts to “media issues” … Turnbull’s dog blog back with a yap …and the worst Anzac commemoration we’ve seen …

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Mayne: Slaters capital raising confirms unfair system for retail investors

Capital raising’s two-tier system leaves small shareholders behind the eight ball as institutional investors clean up.

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Abbott blows his carbon budget in first Direct Action auction

With a quarter of its money spent in the first round, has the government’s carbon policy failed straight out of the gate?

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Do cars or trains cost society more?

If you thought subsidies for public transport were greater than those for cars, think again.

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Media briefs: Time Warner deal off? … Print companies weaken … Courier-Mail 100 years ago …

Comcast calls Time on takeover while Gannet confirms group split as publishing weakens. Plus more media tidbits for the day.

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DECODER

WHAT WAS SAID:

"I don't remember [media] reacting that way when Labor put $7 million into the Whitlam Institute ..."

"Labor got to fund pet projects, so why can't we?"

Christopher Pyne
Election Deciders
The Power Index profiles the influential insiders, flacks and tabloid hacks.
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The campaign directors
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The strategists
2
The spinners
3
The unionists
4
The lobbyists
5
The ad creatives
6
The money bags
7
The TV directors
8
The tabloid editors
9

Womens Agenda

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Smart Company

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Property Observer

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