Skip to Content


May 5, 2016
It's not 'class war' to speak up on behalf of everyone forgotten and betrayed, says Bill Shorten.
February 9, 2016
Lesley Hughes reports back.
January 26, 2016
Reflections on the establishment of the Tom Uren Memorial Fund.
November 12, 2015
Refresh yourself on why climate change matters, by Lesley Hughes.
June 1, 2015
Tristan Ewins reviews a new book on Nordic policy by Andrew Scott.
January 26, 2015
Tom Uren and Richard Flanagan on the Burma-Thailand railway.
September 30, 2014
The author and his classic on egalitarianism, by John Hirst.
September 30, 2014
Charlie Ward comes full circle in search of his father.
September 29, 2014
Marcus Rediker discusses the birth of egalitarian ideas.
September 28, 2014
How egalitarianism was institutionalised on pirate ships, by Marcus Rediker.
September 2, 2014
Christopher Sheil recalls an old war, when Australia saved the day.
August 23, 2014
Has Australia arrived at a turning-point, asks Frank Stilwell.
August 3, 2014
Australia's egalitarian ethos is endangered, warns Andrew Leigh.
June 30, 2014
What do we really know about wealth inequality in Australia?
June 8, 2014
Piketty's vector points toward distribution, Marx's toward production, explains Russell Jacoby.
May 30, 2014
The more inclusive the economy, the less elusive the gains, argues Christine Lagarde.
May 16, 2014
Thomas Piketty has more than equalised the debate, says Christopher Sheil.
April 24, 2014
In the 2014 Evatt lecture, Tanya Plibersek argues for a bigger international vision.
April 24, 2014
How do we reconcile free speech with racial tolerance, asks Tim Soutphommasane.
April 17, 2014
Wear your feminism proudly, says Penny Wong.
April 7, 2014
Leaders no longer ask ‘is it right?’ but ‘will it sell?’, argues Barry Jones.
August 12, 2013
Injustice still exists within the law, says Julian Burnside in the 2013 Evatt Lecture.
July 5, 2013
Poor school education compromises our wellbeing, explains Carmen Lawrence.
June 28, 2013
Frank Stilwell critiques the productivity debate.
June 25, 2013
One thing we could all try to do for productivity is rescue the concept from politics.