Correcting the Carbon Crisis

Correcting the Carbon Crisis

Climate change is one of the world’s biggest economic problems. To sufficiently reduce its impact, governments across the world must take significant action. This includes implementing policies to abate carbon emissions: a known cause of climate change. These...
The Little Brexit Who Could

The Little Brexit Who Could

Brexit – a word that can strike fear in residents of Britain and comes attached to the biggest political drama since Donald Trump. It’s not a bold statement to say that Brexit is a complete and utter mess at this point, and it’s clear to see that a lot of things...
Opinion: In Defence of the Welfare State

Opinion: In Defence of the Welfare State

When it comes to Australian public discourse, the association of the Welfare State with the economic left is generally taken for granted. For those of us eager to avoid accusations of intellectual partisanship, it can be an attractive proposition to shirk our...
Modern Monetary Theory – The Legs are Off

Modern Monetary Theory – The Legs are Off

In the climax of the Real Housewives of New York’s sixth season, Aviva declares “… the only thing artificial or fake about me is this!” Proceeding to throw her prosthetic leg across the table. In addition to being iconic, this also provides context to the debate...
Why Artists Should Be Fed: The Case For Arts Funding

Why Artists Should Be Fed: The Case For Arts Funding

In 1991 Why Surfers Should be Fed, by Belgian Political philosopher Philippe Van Parjis, made the liberal case for a universal basic income[1]. He argued that given certain factual circumstances, liberal justice requires us to give the surfers on Hawaiian beaches an...

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