Archived publication for 2001
Views on interconnects range from those who see little in the way of future developments other than entrepreneurial interconnects, to the â€˜planophilesâ€™.
Among a number of competing concepts of democracy, two stand out for the purposes of this paper: democracy as a body of active citizens working together for public and private purposes; and democracy as a set of constitutional arrangements...
The Australian food-manufacturing industry is in trouble. Despite its potential, food companies are disinvesting and shifting production facilities offshore. Exports are declining. Productivity is low. The sharemarket performance of most leading...
The Australian Textiles Clothing and Footwear (TCF) industry is under the hammer. It has all the appearances of a dying industry, with media reports of redundancies, closures and collapses seeming to occur every week. It is an industry that has...
Of course the legal provision of highly addictive drugs is risky. But so too is the refusal to consider carefully the arguments in its favour.
If NGOs want to influence government policy or receive financial support, then their claims to legitimate standing need to be detailed and on the public record.
Ansett's demise points to root problems in our workplace culture that have even wider implications.
Special interests repeatedly bleat about the 'gutting' of social expenditures. But the truth is otherwise. Government spending and taxing have now reached all-time highs.
There are only two policy choices with respect to unauthorized arrivals: embrace some sort of 'open door' policy or ration a determinate number of places. In reality, only the latter is feasible.