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Recent articles in the Sydney Morning Herald

February 17, 2020

Beijing was initially praised for swiftly circulating abroad the vital clinical details of the virus, subsequent revelations show the opposite is true.

February 14, 2020

A High Court ruling finds that no Aboriginal person can be deported, but is this a victory for First Australians or for those who might seek to resist their push for a Voice to Parliament.

February 10, 2020

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February 07, 2020

Australia's political leaders are weaving their magic, but the joke is mainly on them.

February 03, 2020

If Scott Morrison is smart, he will learn the lesson of his great bushfire bungle and get ahead of this crisis.

February 01, 2020

You only get one chance to make a first impression. The Prime Minister, for much of Australia, blew his.

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Video

Peter Hartcher discussess the rise of China with former foreign minister Julie Bishop, moderated by Tom Switzer: Centre for Independent Studies, November 28, 2019

Peter Hartcher discusses China's attempts to gain influence in Australia: Interview with Leigh Sales, 7.30, ABC, November 25, 2019

Sometimes paranoia's just having all the facts: Interview with the Australian Institute of International Affairs, August 20, 2015
Aussie quality of life second in the world
Peter Hartcher discusses the results of the UN Human Development Index, which has ranked Australians' quality of life as the second best in the world.
 

Essays

November 30, 2011

Left behind: why the right keeps winning

 

Financial capitalism suffered a dreadful collapse in 2008 and the economies of the United States and Europe were devastated. Powerful voices called for the rich to pay more taxes to help rebuild. The odd thing was that the most resonant voices were those of the rich themselves. In the US it was the voice of the multibillionaire investor Warren Buffett; in Australia it was the voice of the wealthy investment banker Mark Carnegie.

October 31, 2011

The death of money

 

How America's cheap money addiction is inflating the next bubble and undermining faith in government.

May 09, 2006

Sun, surf and the birth of a new economic model

 

Unheralded and almost unnoticed, the world has seen the emergence of a new economic model.

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