Miriam Lyons | Sydney Morning Herald 14 July 2012

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Ideas worth playing for | SMH News Review

Good policy ideas can be “toxic” to Australian politicians, such as decriminalisation of drug use and congestion charging in metropolitan areas, and the Green Party’s inheritance tax policy which although “clearly in the interests of 90% of Australians”, was nonetheless discarded last week.

Miriam’s opinion piece lays out the evidence for these policies, which while they remain beyond the pale for most politicians, enjoy overwhelming support from experts.

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