Tag: economy

Reimagining Regional Relationships

A post-COVID, post-neoliberal ordering of these relationships needs a new shared imagination Melbourne’s second lockdown and the enforced separation of the city’s residents from those of regional Victoria and the rest of the world has proven a sobering time in which to reflect upon a complex relationship. Across Melbourne, lockdown has delivered a collective jolt to the senses, a striking realisation of how deeply integral mobility is, in its myriad forms, to our taken-for-granted sense…

The Toxic Business as usual Budget will be no elixer for rapid COVID-induced economic decline

The government has baulked at a desperately needed and once-in-a-generation chance to structurally change the Australian economy to make it more sustainable, greener and fairer.

A High-Tech Pandemic?

Amplified by the powers of high technologies, capitalist expansion has moved to a new level, recalibrating the borders between humans and the natural world and producing effects across species.

Economy and the Pandemic

Economies across the globe were already in a parlous state in the wake of the Global Financial Crisis.

Liberal Tax Dilemma a Sign of the Times

13 Mar 2016

As Malcolm Turnbull faces the reality of an unpredictable public and an imminent election, he is not finding life all that easy.. Being popular without actual policy had only a short term prospect, and most actual policies that are briefly floated turn out to be fraught one way or another. The most exciting of times are hardly straight-forward.

Rough Road Ahead

7 Jan 2014

By John Hinkson

Death of Labor?

Labor is not questioning its frame of reference writes Alison Caddick

From Colony to Global Prize

George Aditjondro Timor Loro Sa'e Under a New Wave of Economic Transformation

Towards Global Diversity

The combination of high technology and the market has produced new kind of economy and culture, writes John Hinkson

George W. Bush

Matthew Ryan Linking God, Death and Votes