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Evatt Journal Vol. 13

Vol. 13, No. 7

News & views

'International competitiveness'

Dangerous neo-mercantilist nonsense, says Ken Henry. More

Health spending shrinks

Smallest increase in statistical history reports the AIHW. More

The psychology of inequality

It's bad for mental health, submit Australia's psychologists. More

Inequality: latest research

Company tax rorts, fiscal policy, consciousness, and the gender gap. More

Economic vandalism

Tony Evans raises some cuts you might not have heard about. More


Iraq III: a matter of trust

Evatt editorial. More

Feature: Legends of egalitarianism

The Australian legend lives

Charlie Ward comes full circle in search of his father. More

The life & work of Russel Ward

John Hirst surveys the author of the classic work on Australian egalitarianism. More →​

Vol. 13, No. 6

News & views

Abbott's mandate

Bill Shorten outlines the government's greatest hits so far. More

Budget fuels financial discomfort

Smallest increase in statistical history reports the AIHW. More

The good fight

Tanya Plibersek launches Wayne Swan's memoir. More

Stiglitz: the price of inequality

Watch the Sydney Town Hall talk by Joseph Stiglitz. More


Contesting inequality

Has Australia arrived at a turning-point, asks Frank Stilwell. More

Battlers & billionaires

Australia's egalitarian ethos is endangered, warns Andrew Leigh. More

Redressing inequality — 125 years ago

Christopher Sheil recalls an old war, when Australia saved the day. More

Vol. 13, No. 5

Public opinion

New poll

Oxfam finds that 79 per cent of Australians think the rich have too much power. More

Inequality: from the Evatt archives

Australian egalitarianism in retreat

Frank Stilwell outlines the general arguments. More

Hugh Stretton recalls the history of liberal protest. More

Fred Argy's agenda for restoring equal opportunity. More

Social justice

Martha Nussbaum discusses the enduring significance of John Rawls. More


Barbara Pocock highlights the collision between work and life. More

Riders on the Storm

John Densmore tells the remarkable story of commercial resistance by the Doors. More

Vol. 13, No. 4

News & views


NSW Liberals recycle privatisation. More

Groundhog day: electricity privatisation

Australian literature: now it's becoming childish, notes Nick Dyrenfurt. More

Penalty rates

In the wake of the budget, another assault. More

For the record

Full text of Bill Shorten's budget reply. More

Feature: inequality

Inclusive capitalism

The more inclusive the economy, the less elusive the gains, says the IMF. More

Piketty v. Marx

Piketty points to distribution, Marx to production, explains Russell Jacoby. More

Vol. 13, No. 3

News & views

Australia's rich are on a roll

Australia's top incomes have surged, reports the OECD. More

May Day

Lord Abbott is a wrecker, says Sally McManus. More

Feature: the budget & the big picture

Editorial: The United States of Australia?

More like Mexico, says the Evatt Foundation. More

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Christopher Sheil reviews Thomas Piketty's blockbuster. More

Vol. 13, No. 2

News & views

Inequality - Thomas Piketty, the book of the moment

Evatt gives you all the vital links to Thomas Piketty's international blockbuster, Capital in the twenty-first century. More


Australia’s foreign policy today

Tanya Plibersek presents the 2014 Evatt lecture. More

Two freedoms

How do we reconcile free speech with racial tolerance, asks Tim Soutphommasane. More

Feminism: yesterday, today, and tomorrow

Penny Wong addresses the Jessie Street Trust. More

Vol. 13, No. 1

News & views

The challenge for Labor

The problem is larger than we like to think, says Neal Lawson. More

Qantas: a suitable case for treatment

Frank Stilwell argues for real reform. More


Liberty, fraternity and ... what was that other word?

Barry Jones' address to the Evatt Foundation about how equality fell off the political agenda in Australia. More

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