We need to talk economic justice - Editorial June 2012

Here, as overseas, our economy is being fundamentally restructured, yet the Australian debate on economic justice lags the debate elsewhere.

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The Big Society – the rhetoric and the reality

The stark contrast between the rhetoric and reality of Big Society is summarised in the following table.

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Masterwork charts LBJ’s passage to power

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The latest volume of Robert A. Caro’s magisterial series The Years of Lyndon Johnson – volume four, The Passage of Power, was published in May. The first volume appeared 30 years ago.

 

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Three steps to reform

Andrew Giles sets out a three part challenge to Labor to map our a clear path to reform.

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Left’s proud anti-apartheid role worth celebrating

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In January this year the African National Congress celebrated its Centenary at a star-studded ceremony in Bloemfontein, South Africa. I was one of only seven Australians invited to attend and it was a pretty thrilling experience.

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