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Issue 377: On why women want respect, and why it’s sustainable

In a survey of workplace attitudes released this week an overwhelming 80 per cent of women ranked “respect” as the most important thing to have in their workplace. Eighty per cent. And it ranked ahead of equal pay or even an interesting job.

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Issue 366: On rum for Christmas and a long overdue rebellion

We’re galloping towards another end of year and if you’re feeling all at sea instead of the racetrack it’s no surprise. This country’s politics has pitched us all onto the high seas in rocky boats, getting wilder than ever.

Issue 365: On the revolution we have to have

Paul Keating, former PM and federal treasurer, several years ago talked about the recession we had to have, before this country plunged into exactly that. Luci Ellis, assistant governor of…