Nick Couldry, London School of Economics and Political Science This article is part of the Democracy Futures series, a joint global initiative with the Sydney Democracy Network. The project aims to stimulate fresh thinking about the many challenges facing democracies in the 21st century. Imagine, if you...

By Michael West, The University of Sydney Since IBM axed 1,500 jobs in Australia three years ago, “offshoring” them for the sake of cheap Asian labour, assorted government departments have slung the Big Blue at least $1.35 billion in contract work. The most celebrated of this taxpayer...

Time: 1 September 2016 6pm Venue: Law Foyer, Eastern Avenue, The University of Sydney Speakers: Anne-Marie Brady, Indi Hodgson-Johnston, Matt King and Tony Press Co-hosted with Sydney Ideas For more than half a century, the fragile and frozen continent of Antarctica has been protected by ‘post-sovereign’ governing...

Time: 2 September 2016 5pm Venue: Law Lounge, Sydney Law School Annex, The University of Sydney Speakers: Henrik Bang, Mark Chou, Anika Gauja, Ben Moffitt, Nick Rowley and Adele Webb | Chaird by Simon Tormey Populism is everywhere on the rise. Why is this happening? Why...

Benjamin Moffitt, Stockholm University This article is part of the Democracy Futures series, a joint global initiative with the Sydney Democracy Network. The project aims to stimulate fresh thinking about the many challenges facing democracies in the 21st century. Benjamin Moffitt will appear in SDN’s “We...

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