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Building the new economy, 16-17 August 2016, Sydney – and Janet Laurence’s Deep Breathing: Resuscitation for the Reef

I’m very excited to be giving a keynote speech on Tuesday 16 August at the conference ‘Building the new economy: activism, enterprise and social change’. The conference runs for two days in Sydney’s Glebe Town Hall and there’s an impressive lineup … Continue reading

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Sydney Writers’ Festival 2016: the world according to Yanis Varoufakis, in conversation with George Megalogenis

Last Saturday night I went to see ‘rock star‘ economist and former Greek Minister of Finance Yanis Varoufakis in conversation with George Megalogenis in a session called ‘And the Weak Suffer What They Must‘ (taken from the title of Varoufakis’s latest book which … Continue reading

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