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Money, Capitalism and the Slow Death of Social Democracy

Money, Capitalism and the Slow Death of Social Democracy John Keane, University of Sydney The following thoughts on money, markets, capitalism and the future of democratic politics were prepared for the ‘Come Clean’ public forum, to be held in the New South...

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17 May 2016
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Humility: Tsai Ing-wen on the Cardinal Democratic Virtue

Taiwan’s President-elect Tsai Ing-wen Hong Kong Free Press Greeted by the fizz of fireworks, flags, honking horns and a jubilant throng of tens of thousands of citizens, president-elect Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) took to the stage last Saturday, in front of her national...

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21 January 2016
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God, the gods and democracy [part three]

The Masses, by Mexican muralist José Clemente Orozco (1935) The widespread belief that religion is plainly bad for democracy is misleading, or so the following dialogue on religion tries to illustrate, with reasons and examples. Conducted in Melbourne by the distinguished...

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10 November 2015
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