‘Issue #25’-Sydney Papers Online

The Geopolitics of America’s Pivot to the Pacific

2017-05-10T10:32:34+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Andrew Neil is a leading BBC politics host (the Tony Jones of Britain but with a conservative bent) and former editor of The Sunday Times who fell out spectacularly with Rupert Murdoch, founder of Sky News UK. Neil is currently publisher of the Spectator, presenter of This Week with ex-Conservative minister Michael Portillo and Alan Johnson. [...]

Ukraine: Strategic Lynchpin or the Next Bosnia?

2017-05-10T10:32:40+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Walter Zaryckyj is Executive Director of the Center for US-Ukrainian Relations (CUSUR). The Center provides "informational platforms" or venues for senior-level representatives of the political, economic, security, diplomatic and cultural/academic establishments of the United States and Ukraine to exchange views on a wide range of issues of mutual interest, and to showcase what has been referred to [...]

Demographics, Productivity and Innovation

2017-05-10T10:32:56+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

  Dr Phil Lowe is Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, a position he has held since February 2012. He is also Deputy Chairman of the Reserve Bank Board, and is Chairman of the Reserve Bank's Risk Management Committee. Prior to his current role, Philip Lowe has held the positions of Assistant Governor [...]

Labor’s Future

2017-05-10T10:34:33+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

NSW Labor leader John Robertson has a mission to define Labor once more as the party that cares. Over time, the electorate has viewed Labor as the compassionate party. Robertson argues that the cuts enacted by the Federal and State Liberals offer Labor an opportunity to re-state its founding belief in a more humane vision [...]

Britain And The World Economy In 2014

2017-05-10T10:34:40+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Rt Honourable George Osborne is the UK Conservative MP for Tatton. He became UK Chancellor of the Exchequer in May 2010. Osborne entered Westminster as the youngest Conservative MP in the House of Commons, went on to serve on the Public Accounts Committee and hold a number of shadow ministerial posts before being appointed [...]

Implications Of The Upheaval In The Middle East

2017-05-10T10:34:53+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Ehud Ya'ari is Israel's most authoritative and influential foreign affairs analyst and commentator, having reported on the politics of The Middle East, particularly Palestinian affairs, since the 1970s. He now reports regularly for Israel's Channel Two Television Network and is an Associate Editor and Columnist for The Jerusalem Report newsmagazine. Ehud Ya'ari has written eight [...]

Harry Seidler’s Sydney Vision

2017-05-10T10:35:48+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Helen O’Neill, a British/Australian writer, who has worked as a journalist for over 25 years, on The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian and Vogue Australia, The Independent, The Observer and The Telegraph newspapers in the UK, USA’s Marie Claire magazine and Reader’s Digest worldwide. She has won awards in science and health journalism, a Walkley [...]

Beyond The Horror – Gardens, Ghettos And Georgina

2017-05-10T10:36:02+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In December 1944, whilst heavy snows fell over Budapest and soldiers battled for the streets, Georgina, a young Jewish woman was nearly starving to death with her newborn child. … For Georgina there was no choice. Alone and completely vulnerable, she headed out into the freezing cold. Her story is the story of many in [...]

Responding To Crises Of Human Rights – From North Korea To Syria

2017-05-10T10:36:16+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Kenneth Roth is the executive director of Human Rights Watch, one of the world's leading international human rights organisations, which operates in more than 90 countries. Prior to joining Human Rights Watch in 1987, Roth served as a federal prosecutor in New York and for the Iran-Contra investigation in Washington, DC. Roth has conducted numerous [...]

Beyond the Horror – Gardens, Ghettos and Georgina

2017-05-10T10:36:31+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Jacquelynne Willcox is Senior Vice President at Weber Shandwick and the author of a PhD thesis on “Gardens & Ghettos”. The study in Willcox’s thesis covers the incredible phenomena of gardens established in the Jewish ghettos under Nazi occupation. Says Willcox, “The garden narrative appears to have faded from (recent) survivor recollections. This fading from [...]