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Stephen Barton

Stephen Barton graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Political Science from the University of Western Australia. He then took a Masters of Arts (Research) at the University of Western Australia.

As a graduate student he was a Tutor in politics at the University of Western Australia. He lectured a course on Public Interest Groups at the College of Law, University of Notre Dame Fremantle, where he also Tutored in International Relations. He has also tutored in Australian Politics at the University of Wollongong.

He has been a political staffer at both the state and federal level. His views are his own.

Peter Debnam - a lone ranger who won't be managed
Domestic Politics - 6/09/2005 - 3 comments
Scheyville graduates an unintended benefit of the Vietnam War
Society - 29/04/2005 - 26 comments
A setback for the US is a setback to democracy
February 2005 Feature - 21/02/2005 - 17 comments
Kerry would be the political equivalent of a cup of tea and a lie down
International - 10/11/2004
I prefer the frustrated fighter pilot for President to the swift boat commander any day!
International - 30/08/2004 - 1 comment
At least we know a dead shark won't attack any more surfers ...
Environment - 29/07/2004 - 4 comments
Will George W Bush be remembered as another Reagan?
International - 29/06/2004
Left-wing commentry with wisdom and wit? Don't make me laugh
Humour & Satire - 11/02/2004
Despite the protestors' enthusiasm, the world is better off without Saddam
International - 14/11/2003 - 1 comment
The demise of the sharply divided class system is not all good news
Political Philosophy - 3/09/2003
A robust Australian culture has nothing to fear from America
Society - 3/07/2003
Hitchens v Hitchens, but not what you'd expect in the battle over Iraq
International - 22/05/2003
The accuracy of the war in Iraq's news coverage leaves a lot to be desired
Media - 16/04/2003 - 3 comments
Unlike the 1938 appeasers, Tony Blair is leading Parliament, not being led
International - 26/03/2003
Conservatism is not evil, stupid nor ignorant - it's just misunderstood
Political Philosophy - 30/01/2003
Does military history hold the key to Western ascendency?
International - 12/12/2002
Does the ARM want an Australian Republic or just no Monarchy?
Domestic Politics - 5/11/2002
Who dares to be the New Athenians?
International - 25/09/2002
Kokoda: not a war winner
Domestic Politics - 2/09/2002 - 7 comments
Howard's future: a question of leadership
Domestic Politics - 15/08/2002

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