Guy Rundle examines the role of a powerful group of commentators who have sought to reconstruct Australian political culture. Will the 2007 election mark the end of their era, or its ultimate triumph?
Shame has become passé, a victim of a culture that views it as an impediment to achieving one's own ends. But at what cost to how we treat others, asks Mark Furlong
The goal of affordable, accessible, clean and reliable electricity has been trampled in the rush to market, writes Sharon Beder