Tag Archives: The Monthly

ROBERT MANNE. The Muscovian candidate? Donald Trump and Russia.

This article was first published by The Monthly in December 2016. To uncover the truth about the relations between Trump and Russia, therefore now requires not only painstaking investigation but, even more, political courage from members of the Republican Party … Continue reading

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ROBERT MANNE. Yes Virginia, there is a solution to Australia’s asylum-seeker problem.

A new chapter of humanly decent policy with regard to asylum seekers, more reflective of the many fine and generous impulses in our history of welcoming refugees, can at long last be opened.  For pity’s sake, let it be.

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ROBERT MANNE. The Australian’s attacks on Gillian Triggs.

The attack launched by the Australian on Gillian Triggs and the Human Rights Commission has been obsessive, petty, relentless, remorseless and ruthless.

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  The Turnbull government has recently introduced new asylum seeker legislation into parliament. It has two parts. The first part aims to prevent any asylum seeker who tried to reach Australia after July 19 2013, including those who have been … Continue reading

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Robert Manne. Laudato Si’ : A political reading.

Robert Manne describes the Papal Encyclical as the first work that has risen to the full challenge of climate change. Robert Manne ads: There can be little doubt that the Papal Encyclical is the most consequential intervention in the discussion … Continue reading

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Robert Manne. Papal Encyclical and Cardinal Pell

Current Affairs In The Monthly on 31 October 2011, Robert Manne recalled the efforts of Cardinal George Pell to discredit the case of those who were concerned about climate change. Cardinal Pell said that Robert Manne was following fashionable opinion … Continue reading

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