Adam Creighton

Adam Creighton is a Commonwealth Scholar at Balliol College, Oxford. He is Australian and lived in Sydney for 25 years.

Six Degrees of Preparation


Little fuss has been made about the Democratic presidential candidates’ views on higher education spending. The Higher Education and Lifetime Learning Act — proposed last year by Democrats Evan Bayh and Rahm Emanuel and now mired in Congressional committees with other pieces of political profligacy — is a helpful harbinger of their agenda. Under the […]

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Principles Before Pounds, Please


JP Morgan Chase and Co. harvested a bright new recruit in early January. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair joined the venerable U.S. bank as a senior advisor. He will provide “briefings on political trends” to the company’s senior management and participate in senior-level client events. Blair says he “hopes to help the company grow.” […]

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Australia Opts for Changeless Change


“I’ve led a government that has taken this country from deep debt to strong prosperity…. I’ve led a government that has reformed the Australian economy and left it the envy of the world….We bequeath to Labor a nation that is stronger and prouder and more prosperous than it was 11 and a half years ago.” […]

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