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What's the real state of the Union?

September 2003 - What's the real state of the Union?Our Havachat research found a strong undercurrent of anti-American sentiment but our political relations have never been closer. Amid calls for a more American approach to trade, education, health, social welfare and the environment in Australia, we wondered how successful US policies are in the US. Do the facts and figures stack up?

What is the real state of the union?
by Patrick Hunout and Brent Shea - 22/09/2003
Releasing prisoners poses serious risks to the community's health
by Lois Davis - 22/09/2003
The US view of climate change has shifted since 1997 - more is needed
by Eileen Claussen - 15/09/2003
America cannot keep to its spendthrift ways - here's a way to increase saving.
by Michael Calabrese and Maya MacGuineas - 15/09/2003
How the US heath industry is getting sick on treatments people don't need
by Shannon Brownlee - 15/09/2003
It is possible to make a school voucher system work for everyone in the area
by Frederick Hess - 8/09/2003
Saving American education means not funding public schools on local bases
by James Pinkerton - 8/09/2003
How can the current decline in the status of the Union be reversed?
by James Cumes - 1/09/2003
The $6,000 solution: fixing inequality in the United States starting with kids
by Ray Boshara - 1/09/2003
The positive redistributive effects of Moving to Opportunity programs
by Andrew Leigh and Justin Wolfers - 1/09/2003

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