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Peter Drahos at 50th anniversary of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition

27 May 2016

Professor Peter Drahos delivers the KeyNote Address at the 50th anniversary celebration of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition.

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Cambodia's unruly rule of law

25 May 2016

RegNet PhD scholar Christoph Sperfeldt in the East Asia Forum.


Indigenous Australia and the 2016 Budget: The great Australian fiscal silence

25 May 2016

In 1968 anthropologist Bill Stanner spoke of the Great Australian Silence in relation to the historical mistreatment of Indigenous peoples, a national myopia.

Image: Christian Downie (left) and Howard Bamsey (right)

Election 2016: do we need to re-establish a department of climate change?

23 May 2016

With a federal election looming, Australia’s top mandarins will once again be turning their minds to the incoming government briefs, the so-called blue book if the Coalition is returned and the red book if Labor is elected.

Image: Australian Coins by Global Panorama (Flickr) under CC BY-SA 2.0

Health equity and the budget

23 May 2016

Public hospitals and Medicare funding make up approximately 40 billion dollars of the annual federal health budget. They also tend to dominate discussions around health policy.

Taj Mahal Image by Free Photos, Pixabay under Pixabay Licence

Is India holding the line against another TPP?

23 May 2016

Of the RCEP negotiating countries, it is India, rather than China, that has been the most outspoken in opposing US-style trade rules.

Nimba County Prison Inmates, Liberia

There is no justice system here!

13 May 2016

Shane Chalmers’s prelude to his doctoral thesis recounts his visit to Liberia’s Central Prison.

Overcoming sorcery related violence

05 May 2016

Education about both human rights and alternative explanations for misfortune part of the long term solution.


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