Evatt Journal, Vol. 12, No. 1, July 2013

News & views

Between stimulus & austerity

We need to recover the ability for critical thought, argues John Ralston Saul. [read more]

Strategies for optimism

Can a version of the Swedish strategy be developed in Australia, asks Winton Higgins [read more].

Feature: productivity

More education and less politics will help

The Productivity Commission should get behind the school reforms. says Evatt.[read more]

Transcending our limitations

Poor school education compromises the nation's wellbeing, explains Carmen Lawrence.[read more]

Productivity in question

Frank Stilwell critiques the productivity debate from an alternative perspective on economic progress. [read more]

Evatt Q&A on productivity

A primer on productivity: a new Evatt publication [read more]


Democracy today with an eye on tomorrow

In association with Unions NSW and Catalyst, the Whitlam Institute is hosting a forum on democracy on 19 August, featuring Peg Birmingham, Michael Goodhart, Martin Loughlin and Anna Yeatman [read more]

Other Info


Zombie Economics: how dead ideas still walk among us, by John Quiggin, revised edition with new chapter on Australia, available from Evatt at a discount for members [read more]

The Tolpuddle martyrs: the modern edition of the classic by Herbert Vere Evatt with an introduction by Geoffrey Robertson, a perfect gift for everyone in the labour movement [read more]


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