Helen Hughes was an economist for the World Bank and a proponent of imposing home ownership on Aboriginal Australians -- a ludicrous notion. But Hughes worked hard, even if she got most things wrong.
Crikey readers talk employment, an alternative to the two major parties and what an Abbott prime ministership will be like.
The expectation that CDEP participants will engage with market capitalism has failed, writes Professor Jon Altman at ANU's Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research.
UPDATED: The Queensland government had serious concerns over funding Noel Pearson's Cape York welfare reform trial. Researcher Dr Kristian Lasslett reveals ongoing governance issues did give cause for concern.
The Queensland government's stranglehold makes its pledge to roll back the Wild Rivers Act to allow more development in Cape York destined to succeed. But opponents have one trick up their sleeve.
In Queensland's election, somehow polling booths that should represent some of the country's least literate voters returned informal vote numbers that were among the country's lowest. What's going on?
The Noel Pearson-Tania Major anti-Wild Rivers campaign on Cape York has just reached new depths, but at least the tactics and motivations are becoming more transparent, writes Tim Seelig.
The handling of the Wild Rivers process indicates a complete disequilibrium in power, writes Noel Pearson. The indigenous community must have equal access to government.