Lindy Edwards looks at what the Rudd Government’s budget choices mean for the future of income redistribution
Who would have thought that three weeks ago when the International Monetary Fund was announcing its latest downward revisions of its forecasts for the impact of the global financial crisis that a two day gathering… more
Mark Davis questions the future of neoliberalism with some lessons for the new progressive politics.
Labor’s proposed changes to superannuation are a small step in the right direction, explains CPD fellow Ben Spies-Butcher.
It’s time to build a society based on social cooperation instead of fear and distrust, says Centre for Policy Development fellow Eva Cox.
Fellow James Arvanitakis asks why the myth persists that young people aren’t interested in politics (when they clearly are).
Centre for Policy Development fellow Ian McAuley discusses the private health insurance rebate and why it bolsters the wealthy and penalises self-reliance.
In the face of the current global crisis, those economic liberals who were until recently defenders of the status quo need to face two things: first, this a crisis of their own making; and secondly,… more
Fear of the foreigner is as old as human history itself and easily exploited. Leadership is essential to win the case for compassion in responding to asylum seekers while ensuring continued government control of entry… more