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Started by chacqueschirac on Oct 25, 2018 5:15:01 PM
What Australia can teach the world

"Our cover this week holds out Australia as an example for the world. Rising incomes, low public debt, an affordable welfare state, popular support for mass immigration and a broad political consensus: in most of the rich world such blessings are a distant dream, in Australia they are a proud reality. The country has been growing for 27 years without a recession. The public finances are in excellent long-term shape. Half of Australians are either immigrants or the children of immigrants. What is Australia’s secret?"

https://www.economist.com/leaders/2018/10/27/what-the-world-can-learn-from-australia?cid1=cust/ednew/n/bl/n/2018/10/25n/owned
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TheSwearingBear - 29 Oct 2018 09:49:56 (#1 of 17)

Vegemite. That's the secret.

TheSwearingBear - 29 Oct 2018 09:51:49 (#2 of 17)

As for popular support for mass immigration. Really?

SheikYerbouti - 29 Oct 2018 09:52:20 (#3 of 17)

Yes, I raised an eyebrow at that one.

Agaliarept - 29 Oct 2018 09:53:45 (#4 of 17)

popular support for mass immigration

I highlighted it to comment....

You two got there first.

DesEsseintes - 29 Oct 2018 09:54:57 (#5 of 17)

They work and play hard but fair. You only have to look at their cricketers.

Agaliarept - 29 Oct 2018 09:55:44 (#6 of 17)

You only have to look at their cricketers.

I wouldn't take my eye's of their spiders.

chacqueschirac - 29 Oct 2018 10:07:14 (#7 of 17)

As for popular support for mass immigration. Really?



It's bullshit, Economist style.

Rendered - 29 Oct 2018 10:07:23 (#8 of 17)

How do they feel about Russia Today?

TRaney - 29 Oct 2018 10:23:34 (#9 of 17)

Don't go to Australia?

breakfast - 29 Oct 2018 10:30:18 (#10 of 17)

To sing.

TheSwearingBear - 29 Oct 2018 12:42:58 (#11 of 17)

Michael Hutchence died trying.

Jacob_Richter - 29 Oct 2018 12:45:23 (#12 of 17)

Yogurt.

CarlosFandango - 07 Nov 2018 09:05:55 (#13 of 17)

Clive James

Intowntonight - 07 Nov 2018 09:14:16 (#14 of 17)

Penfolds Grange Red Wines:

https://www.google.co.uk/search?source=hp&ei=d
qziW5OALoz1gAblxbLYAw&q=Grange+Australian+Wine+-+Penfolds&oq=Grange+Australian+Wine+-+Penfolds&gs_l=psy-ab.13..0i22i10i30k1.1624.26263.0.28739.33.33.0.0.0
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One of the worlds greatest red wines.

flossy - 07 Nov 2018 10:03:20 (#15 of 17)

Personally I prefer a cold Brown Bros Moscato.

Intowntonight - 07 Nov 2018 11:29:37 (#16 of 17)

Flossy, I don't usually drink Penfold Grange - at £400-£2000 a bottle - no more than twice a month.

I also like a nice chilled Moscato - or any...….

MestangloMan - 07 Nov 2018 11:59:08 (#17 of 17)

This is what we can learn from the land of OZ. I was about to go to the dentist's chair, but popped into a Kroger because they were still at lunch.

And this is what I discovered.

https://www.19crimes.com/

I'm trying to give the substance up, but maybe it might be worth a shot.

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