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Racism is not dead

With extraordinarily high incarceration rates and exorbitant income inequality, the Baltimore riots were wholly unsurprising.

Putting the Australian Budget in a Global Context

There will be a lot of people tuning into Wayne Swan’s budget speech on Tuesday night, and not just from within Australia. Provided that the Treasurer delivers a much-hyped budget surplus (despite a softening in tax revenues due to the global slowdown), he will be able to claim that Australia is one of the first developed economies around the world to emerge from the threat of the Global Financial Crisis.

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