Neal Lawson on the interlinked crisis of inequality, the environment and democracy

Event Date: 
23 August 2013
Event Location: 
345 Edgecliff Road, Edgecliff (Opposite Albert Street. Or you might prefer to park in Manning Road and walk to the top of Pine Hill Avenue, where you can enter via the top path past the bins - it is easy to find.)
Event Time: 
6.30 p.m.
Event Cost: 
Essential, by 21 August: Jeannette McHugh email: or phone: 93873199


Evatt Foundation members and friends are invited to join Neal Lawson at the home of executive member Bruce Childs and his wife Yola Lucire on Friday 23 August. This is Neal's only Sydney speaking engagement during his Australian visit. The topic is:

The interlinked crisis of inequality, the environment and democracy

Chair: Hon Peter Primrose MLC, Vice President, Evatt Foundation


Neal LawsonAbout the speaker:

Neal Lawson is the chair of the UK's good society pressure group Compass, and the author of All Consuming (Penguin, 2009). He serves on the boards of UK Feminista and We own it!, is a contributing editor of the social democracy journal Renewal, and is an Associate Member at the Baumna Institute at Leeds University. He writes regularly for the Guardian and the New Statesmen. In the past he has worked as a trade union researcher, an advisor to the former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, and ran a communications company.

About the evening:

The evening will feature an address, discussion and dinner, but unfortunately the number of guests must be strictly limited. Evatt Foundation members and friends who wish to attend must RSVP and are urged to do so as soon as possible to avoid disappointment, and by Wednesday 21 August at the latest. Please contact Jeannette McHugh: email: or phone: 93873199