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Ian McAuley: Living off our resources

Ian McAuley considers why the government’s ‘triple bottom line’ approach to the Murray Darling Basin does not tackle the urgent challenge of adjusting our economic structure to deal with the hard reality that we’re living beyond the capacity of ourmore

Ben Eltham: Stop the fear, not the boats

Ben Eltham writes that the relentless campaign against seaborne asylum seekers makes a humane solution politically impossible. Instead, the issue, which represents only a small proportion of Australia’s overall immigration intake, is poisoned by political expediency. Read the full articlemore