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Direct Action a gross waste, and Abbott’s right to cap its funding

Tony Abbott is right to cap his worthless Direct Action plan on carbon emissions. If only he’d go further and dump it altogether, writes our man in Canberra.

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Keane: super is upper-class welfare and a swindle

It’s predictable that media outlets aimed at the wealthy would defend the current superannuation tax rorts, which see the poor boost the retirement savings of the very rich. So why is Simon Crean defending it?

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C’mon, Kev, show some guts: tell us where we’re weak

We need more than just idle talk from a Prime Minister and a Treasury that knows what’s needed and should have the guts to issue a report pointing out our weak areas and suggesting what needs to be done.

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Kiribati and Tuvalu climate change strategy: total evacuation

Climate change is already having major effects on Pacific Island states, says a new report from Oxfam. Australia and New Zealand need to stop hoping the problem will go away.

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A mining boom for mining companies… not for anyone else

New research suggests the benefits of the mining boom were far smaller than believed.

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You don’t have to be Humbert Humbert to see child sexualisation

The uncovering of hard evidence that David Jones set out to sexualise children in its advertising makes monkeys out of the small band of media academics who leapt to the defence of the retailer.

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DJs & Saatchi approved sexed-up kids. So why come after us?

Now we know why David Jones and Saatchi & Saatchi fought so hard to keep the information about the Alison Ashley campaign secret.

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FOI reveals DJs kids were supposed to be ‘adult and sexy’

David Jones have been accused of using ads that intentionally sexualised children as young as 10. But it seems DJs and Saatchi & Saatchi have found a fall guy.

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Aviation and global warming: a change in the air?

Aviation in its current form is unsustainable, but do remarks this week by Environment Minister Malcolm Turnbull suggest that he’s taking the problem more seriously?

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Enough with the bogus carbon calculations that are flying about

According to the uncritically acclaimed ‘study’ by the Australia Institute on the evils of low cost air travel and its out of control forcing of global warming, people will ‘have to fly a helluva lot less.’

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