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What a difference a book can make 15 Jun 2009
David Aaronovitch reviews John Keane's history of democracy.
What a difference a book can make 15 Jun 2009
David Aaronovitch reviews John Keane's history of democracy.
Human rights for Australia 14 Jun 2009
We should aspire to do better, argues George Williams.
Crunch time for Australia's health 13 Jun 2009
John Dwyer sums up the present state of play.
Labour & human rights: 12 Jun 2009
Join Geoffrey Robertson QC in the Sydney Trades Hall
The ACTU Congress 12 Jun 2009
Jeff Lawrence corrects the press on the proceedings of the ACTU Congress.
The life & death of democracy: 7 Jun 2009
Join John Keane in Parliament House.
Corporate crime & human rights 5 Jun 2009
Preventing more James Hardies.
On Africa, women & the future 30 Apr 2009
Quentin Bryce presents the address to the annual Jessie Street Luncheon.
The attempt to assassinate Khalid Mishal 30 Apr 2009
Paul McGeough's new book tells of political history, murder, intrigue and conspiracy.
Australian trade union membership rises 25 Apr 2009
There are 56,000 new union members.
Democracy & the Great Recession 17 Apr 2009
Market failure also spells democratic failure, argues John Keane.
The statute of liberty 14 Apr 2009
Andrew Lynch reviews Geoffrey Robertson's new book.
Enhancing democracy 10 Apr 2009
John Faulkner announces reforms to increase the freedom of information.
Join Quentin Bryce 24 Mar 2009
The Jessie Street Trust Annual Lunch at Parliament House.
Rights, courts & the constitution 23 Mar 2009
Stop, the dialogue model is going the wrong way, says Michael McHugh.
Economists speak out against carbon scheme 22 Feb 2009
Ten Australian economists have called for a science-based policy.
The financial & economic crisis 21 Feb 2009
What has happened and what can be done, asks Frank Stilwell.
One of the most influential Australians 19 Feb 2009
Michael Kirby lectures on the life and achievement of Doc Evatt.
Market fundamentalism 17 Feb 2009
Andrew Gamble on neo-liberalism and the debate between Kevin Rudd and John Howard.
Democracy is infectious 14 Nov 2008
The Evatt Ideas Festival opened by the Tasmanian Premier.
'Celebrating what it is to be human and free' 10 Nov 2008
Phillip O'Neill honours the Universal Declaration.
Sixty years ago 8 Nov 2008
Christopher Sheil reflects on the Doc, the UN and the UDHR.