Evatt Journal, Vol. 2, No. 6, December 2002
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War with Iraq
A stunning condemnation of US policy by the historian of modern warfare, Gabriel Kolko.
Nerrissa Bradley reports on Australia's weekend of action against war.
Read Sydney's anti-war speeches by Sharan Burrow, Judy Davis, John Pilger, Kassim Abood, Pat Power & Rawan Abdul Nabi.
'War' on terror
Fran Kelly interviews Simon Crean on the ASIO deadlock.
What are we here for?
In this extract from his new book, Goodbye Babylon, Bob Ellis faces the music.
Serving our heritage
Now it's Dr Tom Uren.
The ACTU turns 75
Bob Hawke salutes Australia's peak union council.
School management is to be privatised in NSW, reports Fay Gervasoni.
NSW teachers launch anti-privatisation push, announces Maree O'Hallaran.
How to argue with an economist
Don't concede a thing, says Steve Keen in this review article.
Is this the time to be abolishing public bonds?
David Ignatius reports on the threat of international credit collapse.
Bonfire of beliefs
The firefighters have exposed Blair's contempt for labour, says Mark Seddon.
Attestation of beliefs
Simon Crean talks to the Fabian Society about what he stands for.
The year in review
Evatt Foundation President, Bruce Childs, presents his annual report.
Our 10 best postings in 2002, according to our readers
#1. Managing the new social risks: globalisation & welfare, by Deborah Mitchell.
#2. Patrick Troy looks into water's future: review article, by Christopher Sheil.
#3. The fall and rise of the global economy: globalisation & finance, by John Quiggin.
#4. Social democracy & consumer capitalism, by Clive Hamilton.
#5. "Temper democratic: Bias Australian": 100 years of the ALP, by Stuart Macintyre.
#6. My better nature: alone with Darwin, by Peter Singer.
#7. The boundaryless cluster: Information, communications & Ireland, by Roy Green, James Cunningham, Imelda Giblin, Mike Maroney & Leo Smyth.
#8. What's happening in the suburbs? Mark Latham and Brendan Gleeson confront Australia's changing suburban electorates.
#9. A history lesson on Iraq: The roots of revolt, by Phillip Knightley.
#10. The storming of the accountants, by David Boyle.
The enduring significance of John Rawls
From the 'wars' on Iraq and terrorism, to Australia's treatment of asylum seekers; from economic rationalism, to State Labor's approach to privatisation: John Rawls has enduring meaning, according to this assessment by Martha Nussbaum.
Who's afraid of public debt? Papers from the Evatt breakfast seminar
Different dimensions of debt, by Frank Stilwell.
Is zero government debt desirable? by Tony Aspromourgos.
Commonwealth Debt Management Review
The Evatt Foundation's submission to the Costello review of public debt policy.
How to argue with an economist
Lindy Edwards and Steve Keen debate the dismal science in Sydney on 18 December.
Is truth a permanent casualty? Who killed investigative journalism?
An Evatt Foundation public lecture in Sydney on 15 February.
Walk against the war coalition
16 February 2003: Reserve this date for emergency action in case the US launches war, or Howard calls for parliamentary debate (after committing troops!).
The High Court turns 100: Centenary conference
With the conservatives now in a firm ascendency on the court, additional significance attaches to the major conference to be held in Sydney at New South Wales Parliament House on Friday 21 February 2003.
The ALP's challenges
Labor should dare to be different, writes Maurice J Smith.
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