December 15th 2001

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Articles from this issue:

Editorial: The Advent of Christmas

TESTIMONIAL: News Weekly - a variety of ideas and points of view

Canberra Observed: After the election: new look for both sides

BIOETHICS: There is no scientific need to clone embryos

Adult stem cell breakthrough

National Day of Action over banks' job cuts

Straws in the Wind: Insiders, celebrities and Tic-Tac men

Western Australia: Gallop's drug 'compromise'

Media: Parliamentary press gallery poll predictions

Letter: Roots of terror

Letter: History repeats?

Letter: Reinvention

Letter: Patrol boats

Letter: Doing what's right - Mary Whitehouse CBE

United States: Torture, assassination and the Death of God

Comment: Economic policy: how they got it wrong

TRADE: After Qatar: Australia’s limited options

BOOKS: 'Gallipoli', by Les Carlyon

BOOKS: 'Language and the Internet', by David Crystal

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News Weekly - a variety of ideas and points of view

by Max Teichmann

News Weekly, December 15, 2001
It is a great pleasure to recommend News Weekly to readers, and potential readers, as it has been a pleasure for me to contribute to it.

News Weekly is one of those few contemporary Australian journals, which hasn’t got a line, which draws upon writers of quite varying political and economic points of view, and which displays, for the judgement of the reader, a variety of ideas on politics, religion, economics, philosophy, and social questions.

The most important feature of News Weekly is that it is informed by a Social Conscience, and believes that morality and moral issues are to be found in virtually every aspect of our lives, socially and individually.

Nevertheless, it is in no sense dogmatic, but catholic in the original sense of "universal".

It is things like this that make News Weekly so important at the present time, and such a worthy enterprise to support.

  • Max Teichmann

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