Evatt Journal, Vol. 2, No. 5, November 2002
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The academic community says no to war, succinctly
Read the remarkable US-based open letter from 32,000 academics.
Too many wars in the history of 'paradise'
The bombing was merely Bali's latest horror, recalls Ilija Trojanow, beautifully.
George Bush channels George Orwell
Can a president be charged with plagiarism, wonders Daniel Kutzman.
The axis of good
Sweden holds, SchrÃ¶der returns, and now ... Lula! Judy Rebick writes.
PPPs & neo-protectionism in the UK
Tony Blair only pretends to free markets, suggests George Monbiot.
And death machines were rumblin' ...
Vit Wagner talks to Steve Earle about his stunning new album.
Of course they knew
John Faulkner reports on the children overboard affair.
Zero public debt & democracy in the global era
A perspective from the President of the Evatt Foundation, Bruce Childs.
Who's afraid of public debt?
Bond traders take on Costello, by Philip Baker.
With rare clarity, Fred Argy recounts how zero public debt can erode society.
The Evatt Foundation in association with the Australian Financial Markets Association presents a seminar on public debt.
Is paid maternity leave enough?
No. We need a policy sea-change, insists Carmen Lawrence.
The contagion continues: PPPs spread to South Australia
It's the third wave of privatisation, says John Spoehr.
An ALP call for a Senate inquiry into the secrets of the GATS
Craig Emerson on the WTO, the GATS & Australia's relations with Asia.
It never has been easy: Democracy
Do you think about the various Left-of-centre positions on globalisation and democracy? Now read about them in this critical survey by Lionel Orchard. We publish the fourth sample chapter (Chapter 14) from the Foundation's new book, Globalisation: Australian Impacts (UNSW Press).
Border Stories: bringing the plight of the refugees home
The personal stories and treasured possessions of 10 of the world's 35 million refugees, brought to you by the winner of the 1999 Nobel Peace Prize.
Stop the WTO Agenda
Sydney rally today, Thursday 14 November, 12 noon, Hyde Park Fountain.
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Evatt Breakfast Seminar: Who's afraid of public debt?
The Howard government's foreshadowed move to zero public debt is a significant issue for all citizens. Comments on the Costello discussion paper are due on 6 December. Get yourself briefed the relaxed, efficient and expert way at this year's final Evatt Breakfast Seminar in Sydney next Tuesday 19 November. Our distinguished speakers are Dr Tony Aspromourgos (Faculty of Economics & Business, University of Sydney) and John R. Rappell (Australian Financial Markets Association), with Professor Frank Stilwell in the chair.
Walk against the war
The Walk Against the War Coalition is planning a huge expression of opposition against an invasion of Iraq in Sydney on 30 November. Speakers and performers include: John Pilger (journalist), John Howard (the actor), Sharan Burrow (ACTU President), Jenny Morris (singer), Dr Nabil Sulaiman (Iraqi doctor), Ms Rawan Abdul Nabi (Palestinian HSC student), Sheik El-Hilali (Islamic Council), and more ...
Thirty years later: The Whitlam government as modernist politics
A major conference will be held at Old Parliament House Canberra on 2-3 December, featuring Elizabeth Evatt, Carmen Lawrence, Evelyn Scott, John Faulkner, Race Mathews, Graham Freudenberg, Elizabeth Reid, Jocelynne A. Scutt, Julia Gillard ... and, of course, giving the keynote address, the Hon E.G. Whitlam AC QC.
What happened to investigative journalism?
This one is still in the pipeline: More soon.
Why fiscal surpluses?
If millions of property owners understand, why can't Peter Costello? writes Darren Magennis.
The ALP's challenges
Is it time for a new party of Australian Liberal Democrats? writes Andrew MacLeod.
It's time the ALP remembered its origins, writes Steven Presley.
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