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Chris Lewis

Chris Lewis has an interest in all economic, social and environmental issues, but believes that the struggle for the ‘right’ policy mix remains an elusive goal in such a complex and competitive world.

Australia’s athletic team at the 2014 Commonwealth Games: one of its worst performances?
Sport - 5/08/2014 - 7 comments
Australia's walking and field athlete performance since 2000
Sport - 18/07/2014 - 2 comments
Great Britain has run away from Australia since 2000
Sport - 11/07/2014 - 4 comments
Running and the use of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs): an ongoing dilemma?
Sport - 27/06/2014 - 1 comment
Lessons from the 'Building the Education Revolution' program
Education - 4/04/2014 - 7 comments
The humanities in Australian universities
Education - 27/02/2014 - 192 comments
For voters economics is queen
Domestic Politics - 24/09/2013 - 5 comments
Economic nostalgia won't solve Australia's problems
Economics - 16/04/2013 - 5 comments
Australia now and 2030
Society - 31/01/2013 - 15 comments
Labor's mining tax, a policy shemozzle indeed
Economics - 29/10/2012 - 9 comments
Is the current sports drug-testing regime fair?
July 2012 Feature - 14/08/2012
Let’s take a reality check before we bag Australia’s swimming team
July 2012 Feature - 13/08/2012 - 4 comments
The importance of manufacturing to the U.S
International - 31/07/2012 - 9 comments
Is Australia's emphasis on elite running performance justified?
Sport - 16/07/2012 - 8 comments
Enhancing ministerial accountability: the role of the print media
Political Philosophy - 4/07/2012 - 17 comments
A great British legacy: how will it play out today?
June 2012 Feature - 11/06/2012 - 8 comments
Australia and authoritarian China: in the end, it appears money rules the world
International - 29/05/2012 - 7 comments
Labor's predicament: an opinion
May 2012 Feature - 14/05/2012 - 11 comments
Australia’s close security relationship with the US is indeed logical
International - 24/04/2012 - 29 comments
Huawei and the NBN: Good reason to draw the line
International - 28/03/2012 - 13 comments
Changing Black Jack rules
Domestic Politics - 22/03/2012 - 13 comments
Imposing their own prejudices
Education - 14/03/2012 - 22 comments
Criticism should be based on fact
Domestic Politics - 16/02/2012 - 20 comments
Support for free trade should never be unconditional
Economics - 16/01/2012 - 15 comments
Australia’s political leadership: best influenced by elites or the people?
October 2011 Feature - 28/10/2011 - 8 comments
Free trade has had its time
Economics - 19/10/2011 - 16 comments
China’s economic model: the antithesis of free trade
September 2011 Feature - 23/09/2011 - 19 comments
Economic policy: The decline of the West?
Economics - 22/08/2011 - 33 comments
Shipping pollution is not a solution
Environment - 28/06/2011 - 49 comments
Are fears about inadequate debate about key Australian political issues warranted?
Domestic Politics - 7/06/2011 - 3 comments
The 2011 budget: Wishful thinking or a reasonable effort?
May 2011 Feature - 13/05/2011 - 6 comments
Free trade could be expensive for Australia
Economics - 4/05/2011 - 2 comments
Australian liberalism: the rocky road ahead
Political Philosophy - 14/04/2011 - 41 comments
A fair dinkum carbon tax debate will show why Tony Abbott is no idiot
Environment - 28/03/2011 - 107 comments
Next period of government in NSW will be an important test of Australia's future
March 2011 Feature - 21/03/2011
Tea Parties are for Boston Harbour, not Port Jackson
Political Philosophy - 11/03/2011 - 25 comments
Tony Abbott should support anti-dumping measures
Economics - 1/03/2011 - 12 comments
Corruption and economic success can cohabit
Economics - 14/02/2011 - 5 comments
An imperfect liberal democratic perspective
Economics - 25/01/2011 - 21 comments
Can Western nations remain fair and affluent?
Economics - 6/01/2011 - 123 comments
England versus Australia in sport, the winner is…
Sport - 16/12/2010 - 2 comments
The end of the Greens?
Domestic Politics - 30/11/2010 - 32 comments
Laboring under delusions about liberalism
Political Philosophy - 19/11/2010 - 5 comments
Honesty or denial?: Karl Bitar at the National Press Club
Domestic Politics - 12/11/2010 - 17 comments
Leaving Afghanistan will have consequences
International - 5/11/2010 - 36 comments
Does Australia have a plan B?
Economics - 25/10/2010 - 50 comments
China versus the US: it is serious
International - 13/10/2010 - 51 comments
Can the AFL and NRL competitions be made fairer?
Sport - 5/10/2010 - 10 comments
Robust parliamentary debate
Domestic Politics - 30/09/2010 - 1 comment
Wake up to our future
September 2010 Feature - 21/09/2010 - 72 comments
Is Australian politics as poor as some suggest?
Domestic Politics - 10/09/2010 - 29 comments
The Rudd factor
Domestic Politics - 30/08/2010 - 2 comments
Election day and the state of policy debate
Domestic Politics - 23/08/2010 - 2 comments
Community cabinets: a vehicle to promote government policy
Domestic Politics - 6/08/2010 - 9 comments
Lest we forget? The home insulation scheme ...
Domestic Politics - 16/07/2010 - 49 comments
Gillard versus Abbott: does it really matter who wins?
Domestic Politics - 30/06/2010 - 16 comments
Domestic politics: beyond 2010
Domestic Politics - 18/06/2010 - 1 comment
Neoliberalism: fact or fiction?
Economics - 29/04/2010 - 10 comments
China - playing by the rules?
February 2010 Feature - 11/02/2010 - 17 comments
Australia’s energy policy options: a realist perspective
Environment - 1/02/2010 - 18 comments
Abbott versus Rudd: a real contest?
Domestic Politics - 15/01/2010 - 12 comments
Can Australia devise a fairer taxation system?
December 2009 Feature - 10/12/2009 - 13 comments
Abbott draws his 'Battlelines'
Domestic Politics - 2/12/2009 - 27 comments
Embracing our liberal democracy
Political Philosophy - 20/11/2009 - 10 comments
Be wary of the rise and rise of China
International - 26/10/2009 - 15 comments
Is the media biased?
Media - 7/10/2009 - 14 comments
Will the plight of Australian battlers get worse?
Society - 22/09/2009 - 27 comments
Judging Howard
Domestic Politics - 7/09/2009 - 19 comments
Is John Pilger’s negative view of US leadership justified?
International - 25/08/2009 - 11 comments
The West's time in the economic sun may be over
Economics - 6/08/2009 - 24 comments
Dear Mr Rudd (Minister for Propaganda)
Domestic Politics - 27/07/2009 - 16 comments
Reasons for Australians to be proud ...
Society - 18/06/2009 - 9 comments
Australian policy: rational choices versus wishful thinking
Economics - 22/05/2009 - 4 comments
Brazil’s development
May 2009 Feature - 8/05/2009
Is there a problem with the Senate?
Domestic Politics - 22/04/2009 - 7 comments
Politics and truth
Political Philosophy - 8/04/2009 - 12 comments
Social democracy: the Disneyland political solution
Economics - 23/03/2009 - 19 comments
Free trade or greater protectionism?
March 2009 Feature - 6/03/2009 - 4 comments
The reality paradigm: policy possibilities and limitations
Political Philosophy - 17/02/2009 - 16 comments
Kevin Rudd: Australia’s champion prime minister of rhetoric
Political Philosophy - 4/02/2009
The Coalition: a misunderstood political entity in universities?
Domestic Politics - 12/01/2009 - 6 comments
The West’s decline? I don’t think so
International - 23/12/2008 - 4 comments
An acid test for liberal democracies
December 2008 Feature - 15/12/2008 - 7 comments
A time for greater influence by centre-left politics?
International - 28/11/2008 - 9 comments
Australian wisdom?
Domestic Politics - 12/11/2008 - 7 comments
Crisis, what crisis?
Economics - 31/10/2008 - 3 comments
Australian industrial relations: no easy solutions
October 2008 Feature - 15/10/2008 - 4 comments
Australian liberalism: ideas from across the political spectrum
Political Philosophy - 1/10/2008 - 1 comment
Is Rudd a dud?
Domestic Politics - 16/09/2008 - 31 comments
Where is Australia’s balanced political commentary?
Political Philosophy - 1/09/2008 - 28 comments
The truth about recent policy trends: an alternative opinion
Domestic Politics - 11/08/2008 - 1 comment
Howard's government - post mortem
Domestic Politics - 28/07/2008 - 29 comments
Wake up Australia
Environment - 10/07/2008 - 5 comments
The ABC’s 'Q&A': what doesn’t it tell us about Australian politics?
Media - 26/06/2008 - 11 comments
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