Evatt Journal, Vol. 10, No. 1, December 2011
Welcome to the online Evatt Journal from the new Evatt website, featuring news, views, research and events of interest to the labour movement and its supporters.
In a special feature, this issue includes two sweeping papers on the public health risks in nuclear power.
With Labor's National Conference underway, we invite you to breakfast this Saturday in a public forum on 'Shock Jocks & Bleeding hearts' - all the details below.
News & views
Reviving the strike
Chris White reviews a new book from the US. [read more]
Inside Occupy Wall Street
This is not just a hot mess, explains Heather Gautney. [read more].
What would Evatt do?
George Williams asks what the Doc would do now. [read more]
Helping refugees & displaced people
Naomi Steer outlines the work of Australia for UNHCR.[read more]
Understanding government debt
Frank Stilwell spells out the basics.[read more]
Nuclear power & public health
Peter Karamoskos reprises the health risks in nuclear power.[read more]
Fukushima & beyond
The disaster has far reaching ramifications, explains Peter Karamoskos.[read more]
Nuclear power just doesn’t make sense for Australia
The direct costs are prohibitive, the opportunity costs even greater, says Ben McNeil [read more]
Shock jocks & bleeding hearts
Join Rebecca Huntley (moderator), Verity Firth, Ed Husic, Nathan Rees and Geoff Gallop to discuss whether the Labor Party can find a political path between right-wing populism and left-wing idealism. A part of the Fringe Program of the ALP's 2011 National Conference, don't miss this public forum in the Novotel at Darling Harbour on Saturday (3 December).$50 includes breakfast. [read more]
Conference of the Australian Society of Heterodox Economists
The 10th conference commences on Monday 5 December at Coogee [read more]
The Tolpuddle Martyrs: the modern edition of the classic by Herbert Vere Evatt with an introduction by Geoffrey Robertson, a perfect gift for everyone in the labour movement [read more]
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