October 28th 2006


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Articles from this issue:

CANBERRA OBSERVED: Media laws: dramatic change or maintaining status quo?

EDITORIAL: Water trading: what it's all about

TECHNOLOGY: Beijing bid to steal Australia's secret military technology

TRADE: The fate of Australian agriculture under globalisation

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: East Timor: the Cubans are coming

STRAWS IN THE WIND: Kofi and friends, Obituary wars, Skills shortages and literacy shortages

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: New strategy needed for global security, prosperity

SPECIAL FEATURE: What globalism is doing to 'Middle America'

EMBRYONIC STEM CELL RESEARCH: Embryonic stem cells: fraud and fairy tales

ENERGY: Hot rocks: is geothermal heat the way ahead for power generation?

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: North Korean nuclear test: implications for Middle East

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: Empowering women: Israeli bid to curb Islamist extremism

Kyoto protocol (letter)

Queensland election (letter)

Margaret Whitlam (letter)

BOOKS: THE PARTNERSHIP, by Greg Sheridan

BOOKS: THE DEATH OF ADAM, by Marilynne Robinson

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Queensland election (letter)


by Robert Bom

News Weekly, October 28, 2006

Sir,

In Hungary the Prime Minister admits to lying during the election campaign. The result is rioting in the streets. In Queensland the Labor Party headed by Mr Beattie has a law in place telling us that lying in Parliament is permitted. Amazing, how different we are!

Robert Bom
Rockhampton, Qld




























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