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Political lobbying in Australia

Good overview of lobbying in Aust (during 2013 election campaign)

An opposition that just says ‘No’ is cruel

Article from NYT about Obamacare and the Supreme Court decision, but a para near the end made me think of Australia’s asylum seeker debate this week too. It talks of the opposition’s strategy of killing any reform ‘never mind the human consequences’. The Libs in Australia give me the same impression – say no to anything until they win the next election…

Her Majesty’s secret

“Her Majesty’s secret”

Article outlining the influence exerted by the Queen in private before needing to act publicly.

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