Articles

Highlights from the current edition of Sydney Ideas Quarterly.

Pompey's demise marked the cataclysmic transition from republic to empire–the great Roman age was ending, writes Paul Roche.

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How much difference did the Howard government make to Australian society? The heat and hyperbole of partisan controversy and the passing parade of media excitements mean it is often difficult to get perspective on a government’s achievements and failures. Moreover, because of the credit and blame games that lie at the heart of party competition, the focus is usually introspective, looking only at domestic factors, and then only at party political factors, write Rodney Tiffen and Ross Gittins.

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