On Australia’s present trajectory, the rich will be massively enriched, the well-off will be better off, and the costs of the pandemic will fall on the rest of the population. But the scope for radical change has rarely been greater.
Tom Nairn: The beginnings of a new and undisguised american unilateralism has led many to suggest global forms of justice. But peace may only be achieved by overcoming the impasse of nationalisms in the region
John Hinkson: The financial fallout of the attack has laid bare the risky and crisis-ridden nature of a hi-tech society. The aftershocks will echo through every sector of the economy.