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Books and Ideas at Montalto
In Government·Thursday, 7th October 2010
As an extension of his Quarterly Essay, Hugh White chats with Rafael Epstein about Australia’s new relationship with China and the “fundamental re-balancing of the world economy”.
By Alex Landragin
By Jo Case
By Jon Tjhia
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For many decades Australia was the country that rode on the sheep’s back. No more – now we are a country of mining and services. What will be the fate of rural and regional Australia in an era of economic rationalisation, water cutbacks, climate change, droughts and flooding rain? Does urban Australia care for or understand the country anymore?
The following post was originally published on the blog Live Alive. It’s a review written by writer and psychiatrist in training Elise Bialylew of our Wednesday night event featuring Ingrid Betancourt in conversation with Peter Mares. Video of the event will be published next week. We encourage submissions of reviews of our events, although we can’t promise publication in every instance.
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