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Geoff Kitney: Selfish Australia Votes For Itself

This is the text of an article by Geoff Kitney, published in the Sydney Morning Herald on January 10, 2004.

With John Howard about to enter his eighth year as prime minister, Kitney ponders Howard’s influence on Australia. He argues that Australia has become more hedonistic and self-focused, whilst issues of community interest, equity and minority rights have been sidelined. [Read more…]