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Eyes Right

EYES RIGHT: Mar 05

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RICHARD PROSSER A burning question A millennium dawns, and a power and environmental crisis beckons. Or does it? The globe is warming, oil is running out, and it’s all our fault, apparently. Mankind’s fondness for […]

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Investigate back issues

LAURA’S WORLD: Mar 05

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LAURA WILSON Identifying and eradicating unwanted pests New Zealand Customs officers are among the world’s most rigorously protective. We love to keep things out of our remote little country. I quite frequently fly around the […]

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Simply Devine: Mar 05

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MIRANDA DEVINE Wolfe howls at loose moon units of the Left After thoroughly enjoying Tom Wolfe’s latest novel I Am Charlotte Simmons, it came as some surprise to read review after review that panned the […]

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Iraq

The Arena: Mar 05, AU edition

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THE ARENA JAMES MORROW Australians should be proud of the role they played bringing democracy to Iraq From the moment John Howard committed troops to help the United States enforce the slew of U.N. resolutions […]

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BOOKS: Mar 05, AU Edition

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OVERDONE EGGERS But Q & A answers plenty of questions HOW WE ARE HUNGRY By Dave Eggers San Francisco. McSweeney’s Books 2004 ISBN: 1932416137 Chuck Palahniuk, author of Fight Club, has compiled a list of […]

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TRAVEL: Mar 05, AU Edition

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PLEASURE ISLAND Mauritius is a relatively undiscovered jewel in the Indian Ocean – so get there before everyone else does Forget the South Pacific or Caribbean: it’s the Indian Ocean that home to some of […]

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FOOD: Mar 05, AU Edition

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THE VAST WASTELAND Australia’s cable cooking programs give Eli Jameson tummy trouble Is Foxtel holding Neil Perry’s dog hostage somewhere in the bowels of its Pyrmont broadcasting facility? The question would almost be worth asking, […]

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Alcohol & Drugs

HEALTH: Mar 05, Au Edition

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DON’T WORRY, DIE HAPPY Are party drugs really the best way to make a cancer patient’s last days more livable? Aside from those who die suddenly in accidents, quietly in their sleep, or simply sitting […]

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Alcohol & Drugs

VICTORIA’S SECRET: Mar 05, AU Edition

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VICTORIA’S SECRET Why is the Bracks government sticking with a world-first roadside drug test that’s controversial, expensive, and will make Victorian motorists only marginally safer? JAMES MORROW crunches the numbers and finds that there are […]

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SCIENCE: Mar 05, AU Edition

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MORE THAN JUST A CHILLY PLACE The moon’s still out there, but what is it good for? Maybe the next century of Asian economic growth, says Pat Sheil Since Eugene Cernon closed the hatch on […]

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TECHNOLOGY: Mar 05, AU Edition

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INTERNET CAFES Paul Wright takes a caffeinated tour of Sydney’s suburbs to test go-anywhere broadband The setup procedure for my new Unwired broadband modem was extremely fast and friendly. Four clicks and I was off […]

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Skin Deep: Mar 05, AU Edition

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How is Karen Matthews turning Ella Baché into a great name in Australian skincare? JAMES MORROW learns the secrets of one of the country’s youngest CEOs Youth is the name of the game in the […]

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Simply Devine: Mar 05, AU Edition

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SIMPLY DEVINE MIRANDA DEVINE Kids are alright,but are they a requirement for leading the ALP? In her brief flirtation with the top Labor job last month, the party’s most ambitious woman, Julia Gillard, discovered that […]

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DIARY OF A CABBY: Mar 05, AU Edition

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COCAINE BLUES The truth may set you free, but when your passengers are on drugs, sob stories get the fare paid I was working a big hotel in the Eastern Suburbs a few Saturdays ago […]

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MUSIC: Mar 05, AU Edition

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BAD SEEDS, GOOD TUNES Also: Seven CDs of suave swing, and what happens when career changes go bad Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds “Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus”, Anti 3 stars With his deep, […]

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First Draft: Mar 05, AU Edition

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FIRST DRAFT MATT HAYDEN Somehow this draft e-mail from Kim Beazley made it into our in-box… From: Kimster2008@aol.com To: Subject: Proposed new tactical directions – and thanks! Dear men and women of Labor, Thank you […]

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Tough Questions, Mar 05, AU Edition

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TOUGH QUESTIONS IAN WISHART Been sucked in by The Da Vinci Code yet? Along time ago, in a lifetime far, far away, I bought a book called The Holy Blood & The Holy Grail. Hundreds […]

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Left Hook, Mar 05, AU Edition

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LEFT HOOK LUKE SLATTERY Freedom of speech? Sure – just don’t mention the war I am not a racist. In fact, I’m something of a sensitive multi-culturalist: the more complex the cultural stew, the better. […]

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Right Hook: Mar 05, AU Edition

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RIGHT HOOK ANN COULTER Abortion is too important an issue to be left to judges Maybe he really is an idiot. On the 32nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade recently – I was going to […]

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Spin City: Mar 05, AU Edition

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SPIN CITY ALAN ANDERSON John Howard has a long way to go to truly remake Australian society Fresh from his fourth successive elec-tion victory, John Howard is politically ascendant. Learned commentators who only months ago […]