This is our final issue for 2013 and marks our first full year of publishing a digital magazine that is sane, factual and relevant.
In this issue you will find our trademark quality reporting and writing. We report on:
* Cardinal Pell’s political crusades
* The grim facts about suicide in Australia today
* Virginity tests for Indonesian schoolgirls
* London’s amazing Elizabeth jewellery exhibition
* What’s gone wrong with Broadway theatre
* Three big books on Aussie men
* How a US remake of a Danish television series measures up
Plus visual treats.
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It’s rare, maybe unheard of, for an elected political leader to set out to put his country into even worse shape than he found it.
If such a reversal occurs, it’s usually the result of war, or recession or incompetence or exceptionally bad luck, or a combination of external circumstances.
Tony Abbott might not think this is what he is doing. It might not be what he intends to do, but he needs to be aware of the likely consequences of the course he has embarked upon. Because there is no doubt he is going to leave Australia in worse shape than he found it and this is going to be especially tough on the next generation. Babies born this week will, on average, live to around 2101 we learnt from reports a few days ago. But what will their lives be like?
Continue reading His country, our grim future
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