Australian politics, society & culture

Australia's promise: The next Golden State?

Australia's promise: The next Golden State? "Many Australians do not seem to appreciate that they live in an unusually successful country. Accustomed to unbroken economic expansion—many are too young to remember recession—they are inclined to complain about house prices or 5% unemployment. Some Australians talk big but actually think small, and politicians may be the worst offenders."

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Friday, 27 May 2011 - 4:34pm
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