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Australia's rich to get richer 10 May 2018
The Budget will boost inequality, as Robert Tanton and Jinjing Li explain.
Classes & politics 2 May 2018
Evatt editorial.
Inequality round-up 1 May 2018
News on inequality in Australia and elsewhere in 2018 (so far).
Brahmin Left vs Merchant Right 11 Apr 2018
Thomas Piketty searches for the response to rising inequality.
'Neoliberalism': what's in a word? 29 Mar 2018
Daniel Rodgers sparks a debate over the linguistic omnivore of our times.
Is Trump right about 'free trade'? 29 Mar 2018
Jim Stanford outlines the issues.
It’s time for a Human Rights Act 16 Feb 2018
We must do more than protect religion, insists John Menadue.


The inequality crisis, industry bargaining and the future of the union movement 20 Jun 2018
Industry bargaining is the solution, argues Jo Schofield.
The disappearance of art 24 May 2018
Ian Milliss has a vision for the arts, in the 2018 Evatt Lecture.
The make-believe land of Turnbull, Morrison & Co. 24 May 2018
As the hype fades, Frank Stilwell reflects on the 2018 Budget.
What the fair go means 11 May 2018
Bill Shorten's full speech in reply to the Budget.
Tony Jones on Lionel Murphy, ASIO & Croatian fascism 5 Apr 2018
Paul Lynch reviews the first novel by the host of the ABC's Q&A.
Change the rules 29 Mar 2018
Sally McManus at the Press Club: it's time to join the union.
Where have we come from and where to next? 26 Feb 2018
Tackling inequality is absolutely central to good economic policy, argues Wayne Swan.