November 8th 2008

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Articles from this issue:

EDITORIAL: Economic crisis: predicted and predictable

COVER STORY: A third way? Allan Carlson's vision of a family-centred economy

CANBERRA OBSERVED: Little room to manoeuvre for Rudd Government

ECONOMIC AFFAIRS: Market failure and the difficult path ahead

SUPERANNUATION: Development bank needed for Rudd's nation-building

RURAL AFFAIRS: Minister confronted by drought's human toll

POPULATION: 'A gigantic, costly and inhumane fraud ...'

RUSSIA: Moscow's campaign of kidnapping and murder

SOUTH-EAST ASIA: Thailand, land of smiles, convulses

HUMAN RIGHTS: Sakharov Prize awarded to Chinese dissident Hu Jia

STRAWS IN THE WIND: Prologue / Just a friend of the family / Epilogue

AS THE WORLD TURNS - Quotes for our Times

OBITUARY - Vale Pat Dunne

Doctor to an aborted boy - a poem

Legalised fraud (letter)

Christian Democrats' role in WA election (letter)

BOOKS: THE BIG SQUEEZE: Tough Times for the American Worker, by Steven Greenhouse

BOOKS: EMPIRES OF THE SEA: The Final Battle for the Mediterranean, 1521-1580, by Roger Crowley

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Quotes for our Times

News Weekly, November 8, 2008
"Comrade Bush is nationalising banks. Now Bush is to the left of even me. The capitalist model has no salvation, Lehman Brothers, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, these gentlemen for 10 years have been saying Venezuela would go under. And boom! They go under."
- Hugo Chávez, Marxist president of Venezuela, quoted in Australian Financial Review, October 17, 2008.

"Neither Soviet president Nikita Khrushchev nor Osama Bin Laden was able to bury us; but the current masters of the universe have financially engineered us to the verge of a virtual ice age."
- Robert Leeson, adjunct professor of economics at Murdoch and Notre Dame Universities, Australia, visiting fellow at Stanford University, quoted in Australian Financial Review, October 17, 2008.

Astounded that the international financial markets could not regulate themselves, former US Federal Reserve Board Chairman, Alan Greenspan, told a US Congressional committee, "Those of us who have looked to the self-interest of lending institutions to protect shareholder's equity - myself especially - are in a state of shocked disbelief."
- Quoted in, October 24, 2008.

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