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Are The Greens intent on trashing their brand?

Are The Greens intent on trashing their brand?

Alan Davies September 15, 2013 63 Comments

The Greens want to build a rail line to Doncaster in Melbourne's eastern suburbs instead of the East-West Link. But it would be a poor trade and a poor reflection of the party's stated values

Is High Speed Rail a no-brainer or a boondoggle?

Is High Speed Rail a no-brainer or a boondoggle?

Alan Davies August 8, 2013 37 Comments

The Greens want to accelerate construction of High Speed Rail between Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Many progressives take it as given that HSR is obviously a good thing, but is it?

What are the benefits of east coast High Speed Rail?

What are the benefits of east coast High Speed Rail?

Alan Davies November 30, 2012 25 Comments

The Greens released a report this week claiming an east coast High Speed Rail line would deliver benefits of $48 billion. Trouble is, it would cost much more than this to build and would mainly benefit regional leisure travellers