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ABC The Minefield | Syrian Refugee Crisis: Is current compassion obscuring a long-term catastrophe?

Aired on Thursday 10 September 2015 11:30AM Over the last five years, the phenomenon of mass displacement and forced migration has posed intractable political problems for Western nations and sparked an upsurge in popularity for Europe's anti-immigrant political parties. In recent weeks the...

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10 September 2015
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In Conversation With John Keane: Gods, Power, Democracy

By Irfan Ahmad, Institute for Religion, Politics, & Society, Australian Catholic University Publisher: Routledge Journal of Religious and Political Practice, published online: 29 Jul 2015. [caption id="attachment_9246" align="alignright" width="355"] John Keane in conversation with Irfan A hmad.[/caption] In a wide-ranging conversation with Irfan Ahmad, John...

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29 July 2015
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Greek debt: Is it morally binding? – ABC Radio National The Mindfield

John Keane interview with ABC Radio National The Mindfield, 9 July 2015 Listen to audio [audio mp3="http://www.johnkeane.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/mld_20150709_1130.mp3"][/audio]   [caption id="attachment_10276" align="alignleft" width="300"] Image: Queuing for cash at a Greek bank (SAKIS MITROLIDIS/AFP/Getty Images)[/caption] Democracy was born in Greece out of a struggle against the oppressive...

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09 July 2015
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Why Google is a Political Matter?: A conversation with Julian Assange

Since the last time we were together inside his prison lodgings at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, a few things have changed. Julian Assange has grown a beard, looks more pallid and pauses when I ask after his general health. His legal team are...

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09 June 2015
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The End of Representative Politics?

[caption id="attachment_9806" align="alignnone" width="800"] Acampada, Barcelona, 21/05/1011[/caption] The following notes on the future of democratic representation were inspired by Simon Tormey’s The end of representative politics (2015), launched at a Gleebooks event organised by the Sydney Democracy Network (SDN), May 15th...

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20 May 2015
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