What do popular ‘settler’ Australian stories like The Castle and Trent Dalton’s books say about who we are? What do they evade? Jeanine Leane investigates the state of post-Mabo Australian literature.
We need to consider whether values are the basis of beliefs about inequality.
Who do you trust? Increasingly the answer seems to be nobody, especially when it comes to inequality.
Australian political leaders love to talk about the ‘fair go’, but in truth we are moving away from it on many measures.
Although politicians claim to place a great deal of importance on the idea of the fair go, there are still significant ways in which Australian society seems to depart from this idea.
Fans who go to the stadium or barrack from their living rooms need to be assured that sport is real.
As the business of sport booms why does this come with an increasing frequency of integrity scandals of bribery, corruption and cheating?
The difference between CEO and average workers’ pay is much greater than most people imagine, but Australians’ idea of the ideal ratio is higher than elsewhere.
A recently published study produced some revealing findings on beliefs about inequality in a range of countries around the world. The study, by Chulalongkorn University’s Sorapop Kiatpongsan and Harvard…