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Vol.33 No. 3 (Spring, 2017)

Vol.33 No. 3 (Spring, 2017)

FEATURES

The Future of Work
David Gruen
What are the implications of technological change for the labour market as we know it?

Welfare: Independence Not Dependency – A ‘Savings Not Taxes’ Reform
Roger Douglas and Robert MacCulloch
We show how individual compulsory savings accounts can be established using tax revenues so that a publicly-funded welfare system can be replaced by one that promotes independence instead of dependency.

As Mugabe Fades – Zimbabwe at the Crossroads
Robert Forsyth talks with David Coltart
On a recent trip to Australia, Robert Forsyth spoke with David Coltart about how Robert Mugabe’s long reign might end, the colonial legacy in Africa, and what Australia can do to help avert the ‘perfect storm’—to quote Coltart—that is emerging in Zimbabwe as elections loom in 2018.

Restoring the Purpose of Welfare
Simon Cowan
The only way to shrink the welfare state is to refocus the system on alleviating poverty and need.

Welfare and Families: The Case for Horizontal Equity
Barry Maley
Family payments are a legitimate and socially justified form of entitlement based on pure mathematics.

Ending the Blame Game: Federalism and Healthcare
David Gadiel and Jeremy Sammut
A state income tax will save the states from Medicare.

INTERVIEW

As Mugabe Fades – Zimbabwe at the Crossroads
Robert Forsyth talks with David Coltart
On a recent trip to Australia, Robert Forsyth spoke with David Coltart about how Robert Mugabe’s long reign might end, the colonial legacy in Africa, and what Australia can do to help avert the ‘perfect storm’—to quote Coltart—that is emerging in Zimbabwe as elections loom in 2018.

COMMENT

In Defence of Neoliberalism
Sam Bowman
Those who prefer growth over stagnation should make defending and extending the global liberal order their top priority.

On The Tyranny of Tolerance
Dyson Heydon
The tyrants of tolerance must remember that liberal pluralism is indivisible.

The Fetish of Diversity
Peter Kurti
Two incompatible goals—the protection of liberty and the protection of diversity—are generating friction between liberalism and multiculturalism.

REVIEW ESSAY

Revolt of the Masses

J.D. Vance, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis.
David Goodhart, The Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Politics.
Yannis Varoufakis, Adults in the Room: My Battle with Europe’s Deep Establishment.
Douglas Murray, The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam.

Reviewed by David Martin Jones

BOOK REVIEWS

Game of Mates: How Favours Bleed the Nation
By Cameron K. Murray and Paul Frijters
Reviewed by Gene Tunny

What’s Happened to the University?: A Sociological Exploration of its Infantilisation
By Frank Furedi
Reviewed by Robert Forsyth

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