Is “Speaking Your Truth” the New Alternative Facts?

Is “Speaking Your Truth” the New Alternative Facts?

Recommended by Jennifer Min Economists can be seen as truth-seekers. Part of their job is to find out how and why the human world works the way it does. Lately, though, it’s becoming harder to distinguish the truth from mere perception. In her article, Braw...
Is “Speaking Your Truth” the New Alternative Facts?

Political Amnesia: How We Forgot How To Govern

Recommended by Declan Hunt Laura Tingle’s essay about the art of government is part defence, part lament. Political Amnesia traces how Australian politics lost its “institutional memory”, the impacts of this on good governance, and how we might put...
Is “Speaking Your Truth” the New Alternative Facts?

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Recommended by Dylan Mortimore Widely regarded as the greatest work of French economist Thomas Piketty, Capital in the 21st Century will give you the tools to impress lecturers with the sheer breadth and depth of your economic knowledge – or it might make you a tad...
Is “Speaking Your Truth” the New Alternative Facts?

American Nations

Recommended by Daniel Walton American Nations is an attempt to categorise and explain contemporary and historical trends in American and Canadian political thought by dividing each country into a set of contiguous regions, defined by the ethnic groups who historically...
Blink

Blink

Recommended by Jennifer Min We don’t often take our gut instinct seriously, but it’s time that we do. That’s the message Gladwell tries to get across in Blink. Gladwell tells a series of intriguing stories about moments where people have made decisions in a blink –...
Blink

Fear

Recommended by Dylan Mortimore Widely regarded as one of the greatest investigative journalists of all-time, Bob Woodward was best known for his role in reporting on the Watergate Scandal, which saw Richard Nixon resign from office in 1974. In...

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