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Why cash is still king

Why cash is still king

We all know cash is on the decline in society, but a society without cash is a dangerous thing indeed.

What the Australian Greens can learn from Europe’s seismic political shift

What the Australian Greens can learn from Europe’s seismic political shift

The success of the European Greens would seem to be the measure of a deeper process underway — one the Australian Greens should grab onto with both hands.

The Battle for the See of Melbourne

The Battle for the See of Melbourne

The Australian Church has reflected both egalitarian and authoritarian ideologies in recent times but a change is coming, writes vaticanologist Michael Hewitt-Gleeson.

Serious questions await the ABC

Serious questions await the ABC

On Britain and the EU Adam Rope writes: Re. “Will David Cameron sever Britain’s ties to the EU?” (Friday).  The issue about the UK and the EU for me (as an Anglo-Celt from there myself) has always the sheer ignorance, arrogance, blatant racism and fear behind the blinkered “Little England” Conservative and conservative mindset. Which […]

Business bites: eurozone hopes … housing price tropes … Melco on the ropes …

Business bites: eurozone hopes … housing price tropes … Melco on the ropes …

The eurozone economy could soon outperform Australia's. And other business tidbits of the day.

Matteo Renzi, Italy’s next leader, a young man in a hurry

Matteo Renzi, Italy’s next leader, a young man in a hurry

Italy's new prime minister, until two months ago the 38-year-old mayor of Florence, is ambitious and models himself on Tony Blair. But he'll have huge challenges ahead of him as he tackles Italy's economic and electoral woes, and no parliamentary majority to aid his rule.

Foreign bureaux get the chop as News, Fairfax cut costs

Foreign bureaux get the chop as News, Fairfax cut costs

Is there a future for newspapers' foreign correspondents in the digital age? The signs don't look good as Australia's editors look to cut costs -- and the US and Europe look like the next to go.

A troubling report on Europe

A troubling report on Europe

A report to be released today by the Demos think tank draws attention to the growth on the continent of extremist right wing political groups.