In this month’s 5 ideas in 5 minutes, Daniel Frank looks at political donations and philanthropy: Blind Trusts │Donations Tracking│ Banning Political Donations│ Democracy Assistance │ Gifts in Kind
CPD Director Miriam Lyons will MC a session of the Melbourne Writers Festival “The Honest Trader” featuring Duncan Green, Kenneth Davidson and Heikki Patomaki at Federation Square, Melbourne, on Sunday August 24.
In the first and second articles in this series, Robert Salter argued for the society-wide benefits of more substantial public investment in the disadvantaged and identified obstacles and tasks to be addressed in pursuit of this goal. In this final… more
CPD fellow James Arvanitakis examines recent controversies that have dominated news headlines: petrol prices and Bill Henson’s images, to find a lack of political vision and political courage runs deeply in both debates.
We asked delegates to the 2020 Summit for an appraisal of the proceedings and the ideas which emerged throughout the weekend. CPD Director Miriam Lyons, Stephen Leeder, Lyn Carson, Jon Altman and Bill Bowtell report back.
CPD fellow James Arvanitakis will launch his exploration of pathological modernity, ‘The Cultural Commons of Hope’ at Gleebooks, Sydney on Friday 15th May at 6pm.
In the second of his series of three articles on investment in the disadvantaged, Robert Salter identifies some key obstacles to implementing the increased investment he advocated in April InSight. His third article, in the next issue, will advance some… more
In a series of three articles to appear in consecutive issues, Robert Salter considers the notion of viewing spending on the disadvantaged as a form of investment yielding returns to the broader society.
The Rudd Government is off to a good start with its determination to right the wrongs of past decades and to confront a set of seemingly intractable indigenous issues; a determination to move quickly from symbolism to action. But what… more