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Vol. 28 No. 1 (Autumn, 2012)

Vol. 28 No. 1 (Autumn, 2012)
FEATURE: Introduction
Oliver Marc Hartwich


FUTURE OF EUROPE: Does ‘Europe’ really exist?
Susanna Rizzo

Europe is just a geographic entity.

FEATURE: Seeking Real Causes of the European Crisis
Vaclav Klaus

This is an edited version of the keynote speech President Václav Klaus gave at the 13th Gulf Industrialists’ Conference in Riyadh on 17 January 2012.

FUTURE OF EUROPE: ‘Europe’—Certainly! But in What Shape or Form?
Gerd Habermann

Illusions are destroying Europe’s heritage.

FUTURE OF EUROPE: The European Union
Alexander Downer

The problem is with the design of the European Union.

FEATURE: Europe Between Reckless Optimism and Reckless Despair
Stefan Auer

A better understanding of politics is needed to understand the European dilemma.

FUTURE OF EUROPE: Debt Crisis Will Only Strengthen Europe
Geoffrey Blainey

Adversity will lead to a stronger European Union

FUTURE OF EUROPE: Does Europe Have a Future?
John Stone

There is no Charles Martel waiting to save Europe.

FEATURE: Europe’s Imminent Great Depression
Antonio Martino

Does the current crisis mean the end of the age of liberty?

FEATURE: An Awkward European
Peter Saunders

A 30-point guide to why Britain will always be appended to the edge of the continent rather than be a part of it.

FEATURE: Europe, Rome and Empire: Individualism, Social Solidarity and Decline
Greg Melleuish

Is Europe following in the footsteps of ancient Rome?

FEATURE: Re-Imagining Opera in Australia
Lyndon Terracini

To broaden its audience and justify its public funding, Opera Australia must change with the changing demography of the nation and relinquish its elitist nature.

FEATURE: The Euro Crisis
Steve Wood

The crisis in Europe is about political opportunism and complacency rather than just debt.

REVIEW ESSAY: A Short History of Christianity
Peter Kurti

A Short History of Christianity.

INTERVIEW: Why South Asia Matters in World Affairs
Sandy Gordon

Sandy Gordon discusses the rising global prominence of South Asia with Sergei DeSilva-Ranasinghe.

BOOK REVIEW: Government versus Markets: The Changing Economic Role of the State
Oliver Marc Hartwich

Government versus Markets: The Changing Economic Role of the State By Vito Tanzi

FEATURE: China at the Libyan Endgame
Stephanie Erian

Unrest in the Middle East shows up the first gaps in China’s economic diplomacy.

BOOK REVIEW: The Sweet Spot: How Australia Made Its Own Luck and Could Now Throw It All Away
Wayne Errington

The Sweet Spot: How Australia Made Its Own Luck and Could Now Throw It All Away By Peter Hartcher

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