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Raising and extending the GST: Another brilliant Coalition plan for families

In another move sure to thrill Coalition candidates in marginal Queensland and NSW seats, moves ...  
Respect for farmers and a fair price for food

We are awestruck by writers, politicians and B-grade celebrities, writes Sophie Love, yet farmers ...  
Think for Yourself: Vitamins

Resident IA critical thinker John Turnbull takes a look the multi-billion dollar vitamin industry ...  
As Australian as ‘spag bog’ and ‘special fried rice’

Jetsetting Raffaele Piccolo has been overseas recently, which has made him think about the true ...  
Penfolds Grange: Australian icon

Penfolds Grange was the wine at the centre of the scandal that saw the end of Barry O'Farrell; it ...  
'Personal responsibility' won't solve Australia's obesity crisis

The argument for personal responsibility as the obesity solution falls down pretty quickly when we ...  
Food waste and hunger side-by-side

Up to half of all the food produced in the world each year never makes it to a plate, but ends up ...  
Think for Yourself: Aspartame

In the first of a new series examining popular misconceptions, myths and conspiracy theories, John ...  
The Great Theme Park Scam

While Sydney’s new Wet ’n Wild is getting media brickbats daily, the established Gold Coast ...  
The humble gardener’s revolution

Instead of trying to control nature, how about a system of farming that works with nature? Dr ...  
The new industrial revolution: Manmade meat

Industrial innovations, such as the lab grown burger, have the potential to drive human develop ...  
Land grabs — the new global oil and gold rush

Deputy editor and environment editor, Sandi Keane, takes a look at what is driving global specu ...  
Is Monsanto killing our bees?

Many thousands of people gathered in 436 cities around the world on the weekend to protest against ...  
The obesity paradox

Australia is not doing enough for the almost one millions Australians who suffer from eating ...  
Flogging a dead horsemeat lasagne

The scandal over frozen horse meat passed off as beef bolognese in Europe is simply representa ...  
Germany a coffee giant without growing a single bean

Germany is one of the leading coffee exporting countries in the world, without having a single ...  
Ban Chinese food and medicine imports

"The Chinese Government and authorities are unable to monitor, supervise or administer and regu ...  

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