With the death of Margaret Thatcher we might reflect that we certainly need political leadership in a new key after the debacles unleashed by the leaders of the 1980s.
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Julia Gillard has announced the date of the next election. As she dons spectacles for the first time in public, perhaps hoping for the well-known ‘halo effect’ of glasses suggesting intelligence, here perhaps rationality, the message is all about purpose, planning and technical competence. What we’re getting is a PM and a party serious about [...]
by Alison Caddick
The implications for the capitalist economy and Australia’s mining in the face of Climate Change by Conal Thwaite
It is beyond most Westerners to understand today how offers of democracy are really much more than this: there is a widespread incapacity to grasp the social assumptions embedded in our ‘gifts’ writes John Hinkson
John Hinkson discusses the implications of two worlds developing on the cultural stage
John Hinkson on food shortages, population growth, climate change, and why neo-liberalism as an untenable social order
GEOFF SHARP argues that the technoscience–capitalism convergence has supercharged climate change. We need a movement to tackle that.
Shame has become passé, a victim of a culture that views it as an impediment to achieving one’s own ends. But at what cost to how we treat others, asks Mark Furlong