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'Old-style' issues among TPP sticking points

29 July 2015

CNBC Asia

Traditional trade issues such as tariffs on dairy and sugar remain the major sticking points in the final stages of negotiation on the multi-country Trans-Pacific Partnership says Centre CEO Bates Gill. Watch online

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The Trump bubble will burst

28 July 2015

US News & World Report

The GOP's populism problem leads it to briefly back unelectable candidates like Donald Trump, says research associate Nicole Hemmer, even if it won't back them for the presidency. Read article

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TPP trade reps meet in Hawaii

28 July 2015

ABC Radio National Breakfast

Are trade representatives on the brink of putting together a pact that will cover 40 per cent of the world's population. Alliance 21 director James Brown explains why negotiators want to get a deal done before the US presidential election grows any closer. Listen online

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Could Donald Trump be the next president?

27 July 2015

ABC Triple J Hack

He's offended Mexicans, war heroes, and the political party he's trying to run for, but Donald Trump is the most popular Republican running for president. Lecturer David Smith explains why notoriety is boosting Trump in the polls. Listen online

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How long can Trump last?

27 July 2015

RTR FM

Real estate tycoon Donald Trump's campaign for the Republican presidential nomination has gone from strength to strength. Lecturer David Smith considers how long Trump can maintain his popularity. Listen online

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The "urgent" plan to dramatically beef up Australia’s navy

26 July 2015

News.com.au

The Australian Government’s 2015 Defence White Paper, due out in August, looks likely to focus on a beefed-up Navy and RAAF. Alliance 21 director James Brown says the US military has grown more concerned about China’s activities and Australia must plan for China’s rise in both the best and worst case scenarios. Read article

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Notes on America: New book, Greener cities, and Centre projects

24 July 2015

In this edition:

  • Harvard to publish Rise of the Superwoman
  • Building greener and more efficient precincts
  • Centre experts explore gender, cities
  • Events and commentary
  • Read online

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The spectre of Iraq haunts Republicans

24 July 2015

Australian Institute of International Affairs

Polls show a clear majority of the American people say the US invasion of Iraq was not worth it. Research associate Tom Switzer explains why Republican policy on the war nonetheless remains fixed in 2002. Read article

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Trump’s bid for the White House gaining support

23 July 2015

The New Daily

Donald Turmp is an entertaining presence on the campaign trail, but does he have a shot at the White House? Lecturer Malcolm Jorgensen explains why Donald Trump might have jumped the shark. Read article

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The politics of protest - what's the point?

23 July 2015

ABC Radio National Minefield

In our social media saturated age, the phenomenon of popular protest is as prevalent as ever, but what does it achieve? Is protest a visceral reaction to our felt political impotence or just the symptom of an indistinct sense of social non-cohesion? Lecturer Thomas Adams discusses the politics of protest. Listen online

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