Thatcherism, Reaganomics and Australia's plan to rebuild. - Australian Fabians

Thatcherism, Reaganomics and Australia's plan to rebuild.

Tuesday - 18 August, 2020 - 07:00 PM

Zoom Online - Australia, Australia

These economic times demand bold intervention to reconstruct our shattered economy and rebuild Australia.

Recently, Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has stated the Federal Government is channelling inspiration from Thatcher and Reagen.

Under a Thatcher and Reagen administration inequality skyrocketed and society suffered.

At this event, we have secured some international speakers and Australian thought leaders:

  • Van Badham - AUS Van is a theatre-maker and novelist, occasional broadcaster, critic and feminist. She is vice-president of the MEAA, Victoria. She writes columns for the Guardian and lives in Melbourne. Van has also written an article on this topic recently.
  • Eva Cox - Fabians Patron - AUS | In her opening line of the 1995 Boyer Lectures - Eva said When Margaret Thatcher said 'There's no such thing as society', she lost the plot! -  Eva is a writer, feminist, sociologist, social commentator and activist. She has been an active advocate for creating a "more civil" society.
  • Peter Kerr - University of Birmingham - UK | Peter is a Senior Lecturer in Politics. He specializes and teaches in the area of British politics, with a particular focus on governmental strategies, UK political parties, political leadership and ideology in the UK and, changes and continuities in British political institutions and public policy since 1945.
  • Pete Dorey - Cardiff University - UK | A Professor of British Politics, His research interests focus on several aspects of British Politics, and public policy, in the period from 1945 to the present day. To date, he has written, co-authored or edited 15 books on aspects of British politics or public policy, on British Conservatism and the Politics of Inequality. Pete has also written the following for the UK Fabians on Thatcherism.
Please RSVP to Join in the discussion on Zoom, after you RSVP you will receive information on how to join by email. 

Who’s going

Kathie Mayer Michael Newton Madeleine Sanders John Hine Margaret Johnson John Stowell Rashad Seedeen Barry Naughten Bill Lodwick Geoffrey Poynter Lesley Jeffrey denise hassett Anthony Worsteling Heather Cooper Mary Dettman Ian Woff Adam Thrussell David Niall Kat Warth Susan Mountford Zion Lo Felicity Farmer Barbara Bell Guy Beres elizabeth spring David Davies Jane Wright Tracey Scott Erin Hogg Tom Cameron Kathleen McPherson Lorna Hannan John Langmore Rebecca Thistleton Tony Webb Kay Pfeiffer Mitch Vandewerdt-Holman Wilma Whytock Bj Hammond Carol Byrne Louise Crawford Jill Hugo Leanne Hutcheson Sarina Greco Richard Walsham Jeff McCracken-Hewson Linda Bracken Trudy Wyse

Who's RSVPing

Kathie Mayer
Michael Newton
Madeleine Sanders
John Hine
Margaret Johnson
John Stowell
Rashad Seedeen
Barry Naughten
Bill Lodwick
Geoffrey Poynter
Lesley Jeffrey
denise hassett
Anthony Worsteling
Heather Cooper
Mary Dettman
Ian Woff
Adam Thrussell
David Niall
Kat Warth
Susan Mountford
Zion Lo
Felicity Farmer
Barbara Bell
Guy Beres
elizabeth spring
David Davies
Jane Wright
Tracey Scott
Erin Hogg
Tom Cameron

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