Evatt Journal Vol. 17, No. 2, June 2018

News, views & papers

The inequality crisis, industry bargaining and the future of the union movement

How wealthy is Australia? Introductory remarks by Christopher Sheil. [read more]

Industry bargaining is the solution, argues Jo Schofield in the major address. [read more]

Budget roundup

The make-believe land of Turnbull, Morrison & co., by Frank Stilwell. [read more]

Australia's rich to get richer, by Robert Tanton and Jinjing Li, plus links to all the best commentary. [read more]

What the fair go means: full text of Bill Shorten's address in reply. [read more]

The Evatt artfest

David Stratton opens the Mary Alice Evatt: Art for the People exhibition. [read more]

The disappearance of art: the 2018 Annual Evatt Lecture by Ian Milliss. [read more]

Gough Whitlam and the party of the fair go

The full text of Anthony Albanese's Shellharbour address. [read more]

OECD meets Piketty

Ronald Janssen finds high returns and low investment in the OECD's latest Economic Outlook.{read more]


Aspiration & inequality

A view from the Evatt Foundation. [read more]


NSW Labor 2018 State Conference

All the links you need to this weekend's conference. [read more]

70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Monday 10 December 2018 is the 70th anniversary of the adoption and proclamation of the UDHR, the first time the organised community of nations has made a declaration of human rights, and Australia was a leader. Keep 9 and 10 December free. Full details available soon. [read more]

Other info

The Wealth of the Nation

Evatt's ground-breaking report on wealth inequality in Australia. [read more]

The Tolpuddle Martyrs

New stock! The perfect gift for anyone who supports the labour movement. [read more]

Moving in the Open Daylight

The inspiring story of an Australian at the UN. [read more]

Splitting Image

The landmark 1954-55 Labor Party split is re-examined in Arthur Gietzelt's posthumously published account. [read more]

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