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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

Ben Eltham: Wikileaks, Democracy 101

Like the rest of the world, we’ve been riveted by Wikileaks. In the first of two articles, CPD’s Ben Eltham, goes behind the firewall and encrypted data to investigate what the recent developments mean for democracy and for what ismore