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To most of us, liberal values mean respect for openness, progress, tolerance and the rule of law. But in Australia, these values are increasingly under threat. It is not just on the fringes of our community or body politic that we find liberal values challenged. The decl... read more

Rise of the Right
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Using his own story as a jumping off point, Jivani discusses why it's so often young men who fall into patterns of violence and extremism, and how we can bring change to this ever increasing global problem... read more

Why Young Men: The Dangerous Allure of Violent Movements and What We Can Do About Them
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Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change. Now he broadens the warning: the entire human game, he suggests, has begun to play itself out. Bill McKibben's groundbreaking book The End of Nature -... read more

Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?
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`The Earth is a Common Treasury', proclaimed the English Revolutionaries in the 1640s. Does the principle of the commons offer us ways to respond now to the increasingly destructive effects of neoliberalism? With insight, passion and a... read more

The Politics of the Common Good: Dispossession in Australia
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Fully Automated Luxury Communism
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There is a war on truth. And the liars are winning. Truthteller is an essential guide to how governments and corporations cover up murder, corruption and catastrophe, for ... read more

Truthteller: An Investigative Reporter's Journey Through the World of Truth Prevention, Fake News and Conspiracy Theories
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'All roads used to lead to Rome. Today, they lead to Beijing.' When The Silk Roads was published in 2015, it became an instant classic. A major reassessment of world history, it compelled us to look at the past from a different perspective. Th... read more

The New Silk Roads: the Present & Future of the World
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How has militarisation come to define Australian valour? Why has commemorating the centenary of World War I dominated our sense of patriotism?On Patriotismexplores what it really means to love and serve your country. Paul Daley contemplates ways to escape the cultural binds that tie us to Anzac, British settlement and flag-waving.

On Patriotism
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Capitalism is about to commit suicide and is threatening to take us down with it. But will it give way to a grand social utopia or the beginning of a new dark age... albeit WiFi enabled? The Worst is Yet to Come explores the distu... read more

The Worst Is yet to Come - A Survival Guide to Post-Capitalism
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John Birmingham's father died. And his life fell apart. The next six months were spent grinding through the dark forests of depression until he finally emerged out of the darkness onto sunlit upland.
A unique yet universal story, On Father reaches out to everyone who has battled the black dog.

On Father
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This updated and expanded edition of Richard Denniss?s bestselling Quarterly Essay gives a template for understanding the next federal election; discusses how and why the right of politics has continued to splinter; focuses on why ... read more

Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next
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A conversation-changing look at the social, familial, neurological, and psychological benefits of reading aloud, especially for parents and children. A miraculous alchemy occurs when one person reads to another,... read more

The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction
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