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INGA LASS. Language of love: a quarter of Australians are in inter-ethnic relationships (The Conversation)

Australians have become much more diverse over the last few decades. In 2018, 29% of Australians were born overseas, the most it has ever been since the late 19th century.

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JOHN MENADUE. Ensuring the Future of Pearls and Irritations

Thanks to the many subscribers who have offered financial support to P & I in the future.  I need to secure financial underwriting and arrange ‘back office’ support before we embark on fundraising. Thanks for your early response to this … Continue reading

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HENRY REYNOLDS. Anzac Day.

As we approach Anzac Day for another year, its national significance is reaffirmed. But we are so familiar with the accustomed ritual and rhetoric that it escapes critical scrutiny. And its sanctity places it outside the reach of sceptical inspection. 

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KIERAN TAPSELL. Anzac Day and apologies for the sins of the past.

Apologies for the sins of the past have always created controversy.  If it is accepted that nations are entitled to glory in the great achievements of their individual members, then it is also appropriate that they regret what other members … Continue reading

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JOHN MANT. It’s not less population but better planning.

‘It’s not the excessive population growth, it’s the failures of city planning’, it is said in defence of high immigration levels. Planning has been a mess for a long time. But in NSW there may be signs of hope with the … Continue reading

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SATURDAY’s GOOD READING AND LISTENING FOR THE WEEKEND

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THE GUARDIAN EDITORIAL Reforming capitalism: from controversy to consensus

The claim that Britain’s economic model is systemically unjust was recently deemed radical and extreme. Now it is indisputable. 

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JOHN MENADUE. Seasons’ greetings.

John and Susie wish you a peaceful Christmas and a meaningful new year.   We do appreciate the help that we have received from contributors, readers and supporters.   There will be no posts on 24, 25 and 26 December.

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ABUL RIZVI. What do the new ABS Population Projections tell us?

The ABS has released its latest population projections, updating those it produced in 2012 (see here). So what has changed and how should we interpret these in terms of current policy?

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IPCC -The various risks from global warming.

This a graph from the new IPCC report that the Coalition tried to sabotage. The below graph depicts a range of impacts to a variety of systems of different global temperature outcomes, from white (undetectable) to yellow (detectable) to red … Continue reading

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