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Shakeout at City Hall

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Shakeout at City Hall

The new Lord Mayor has promised to “unify everyone around a shared vision for the City of Adelaide”. But while the primary vote tally suggested that this was on the…

Vale Gough Whitlam, 98

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Vale Gough Whitlam, 98

Whitlam will be remembered in a private cremation ceremony and a public memorial service.

Labor’s Historic Victory

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Labor’s Historic Victory

After correctly predicting a close State Election last issue, John Spoehr writes that State Labor is the master of the marginal seat after its fourth consecutive election win.

Modern times

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Modern times

The influence of religion on politics is not new. An argument could be made that in a modern, secular society, the two should be separate. Yet if politics is a…

Modern Times

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Modern Times

In 2010, a 94-year old Frenchman named Stephane Hessel wrote a short essay entitled Indignez-vous. The veteran of the French Resistance, tortured in a concentration camp in Dora before he escaped…

Israel’s bravest historian

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Israel’s bravest historian

If one of the prime functions of the historian is to hold a mirror up to society and explode its foundation myths, then Ilan Pappe is one of the premier…