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The environmental crisis: past the point of no return

by Erna Bennett
A recent report of the CSIRO Division of Atmospheric Research that global environmental degradation has now passed the point of no return – that is, the point beyond which at least some permanent damage to the earth's atmosphere caused by human activity can now no longer be avoided – signals a new phase in the world's environmental crisis.   more ...

Significance of the arts
by Rob Gowland
The human animal evolved beyond its animal competitors to develop a greater capacity for reason than any of them. It developed communication skills beyond compare and it developed a capacity for imagination and compassion. The capacity to feel compassion surely is one meaning of the word humanity.  more ...

SPA critique of the Federal Government's Green Paper "Restoring Full Employment"

To give the Green Paper the title "Restoring Full Employment" is to misname it. The Committee's own estimate suggests that unemployment will remain at around five per cent by the year 2000. No account is taken in the official figures of those unemployed of the increasing numbers on casual or in part-time jobs. Many of these want full-time employment.   more ...


Editorial Board Members: Peter Symon (Editor), Erna Bennett, Ray Berbling, Rob Gowland, Hannah Middleton.

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