A special selection of articles on the future of welfare; genuine black/white reconciliation; the stolen generations; the reasons for The Eye's demise; book reviews and much more....
Supplementary Submission to The Productivity Commission's Inquiry Into Clause 6 of the Competition Principles Agreement and Part IIIA of The Trade Practices Act1974.
Forty years ago James Watson and Francis Crick discovered the molecular structure of DNA and, from the early seventies, biotechnologists progressively learned more precise ways of introducing genes into plants and animals. Although by...
There are two great success stories of biological technologies in the twentieth century: the taming of infectious disease by antibiotics and vaccines, and the harnessing of genetic improvement in crops, epitomized by the Green Revolution.
David Bowman's article 'In praise of the ABC' in the February 2000 issue of The Adelaide Review has prompted the following observations.
In some ways, the digital decision is like the notorious 'three-card trick' where unsuspecting players have three dubious choices to part with their money; consumers should be careful not to fall for exaggerated claims.
It is popular these days to espouse an apocalyptic vision of the future of our planet...Yet these and many other environmental causes are based on weak or bad science. The reality is that the future of the planet has never been brighter.
One of the perversities of modern life is the tendancy to accentuate the negative and ignore the positive. This is particularly the case for globalization and jobs.
The crisis in East Timor over the past twelve months or so posed a serious challenge not only to Australian policymakers but also to the media in its coverage of the crisis.