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September 30, 2014
Charlie Ward comes full circle in search of his father.
September 30, 2014
Marcus Rediker discusses the birth of egalitarian ideas.
September 30, 2014
The author and his classic work on Australian egalitarianism, by John Hirst.
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
How do we reconcile free speech with racial tolerance, asks Tim Soutphommasane.
April 24, 2014
In the 2014 Evatt lecture, Tanya Plibersek argues for a bigger international vision.
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.
June 20, 2013
Can a version of the Swedish strategy be developed here, asks Winton Higgins.
March 12, 2013
There is no example when austerity has pulled a civilisation out of crisis and set it on the road to wellbeing, says John Ralston Saul.
August 7, 2012
Tax havens facilitate corruption and are an impediment to addressing poverty, argues the Tax Justice Network Australia.
August 7, 2012
The glass is half full, reports Patricia Jenkings.
August 7, 2012
In a sweeping speech, Doug Cameron calls for the abolition of the Productivity Commission.
August 6, 2012
John Faulkner laments the loss of passionate belief in the 2012 H. V. Evatt Memorial Lecture.