Michael West, University of Sydney Like its Big Pharma peers, Gilead Sciences enjoys lavish taxpayer subsidies via the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). It also makes large profits, but it pays little in the way of income tax in this country. So, like its peers, Gilead is...

Alana Mann, University of Sydney This article is part of an ongoing series from the Post-Truth Initiative, a Strategic Research Excellence Initiative at the University of Sydney. The series examines today’s post-truth problem in public discourse: the thriving economy of lies, bullshit and propaganda that threatens...

Wednesday 28 June 2017 11:30AM [audio mp3="http://sydneydemocracynetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/mld_20170628.mp3"][/audio]   [caption id="" align="alignright" width="340"] IMAGE: IN A PERFECT WORLD, IS IMPERFECTABILITY CRUCIAL? (GETTY IMAGES/MONTY RAKUSEN)[/caption] This week on The Minefield, we’re concluding our month-long focus on some of the more systemic moral problems that hold us all in their grip –...

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