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Pressure grows to weed out glyphosate

Scientific evidence is mounting against the world’s most common herbicide, writes James Fitzgerald. This may be the knock-out round for Roundup, Monsanto’s top selling weed…


Delivering economic salvation

Murray Ritchie poses the question: With the emergence of Cyril Ramaphosa as president-in-waiting of South Africa can the so-called economic powerhouse of Africa finally live…



When regulation is not a dirty word

In a week of political brinkmanship regulations have become a thorny subject, but aligning regulations is a practical way to make relationships work, as is…


Politics wrecked the car industry

Now the Australian Coalition Government must decide if it will protect the high-skill high-wage jobs in advance manufacturing that it generated, writes shadow Industry Minister Kim…



A future that leaves equality behind

Times are a changing for education, health, employment and income. John Egan reports on the findings of the OECD on emerging inequalities. For a young…