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

Ian Howie Wayne McMillan Jenny Crosby Phil Drew Shane Browne Michael Bazeley Jane Cowell Clifford Braddon Clifford Braddon Cate Cooper John Armstrong Adrian Graves Robert Fomiatti Peter Burton Stephen Secomb Bill Gissane Helen McNall Alison Abbott John Haasz Daina Aspin Mike Wilcox Russell Byard Pat Rivett Pam Vroland Vroland Callum Di Sario Callum Di Sario Rebecca Hurst Sally Johnston Eileen Whitehead Sally Dennis Tony Simons Heather Hewitt eric pozza Liam eva law-davis Michael Beahan jennifer wills Terry Wood Jaya Srinivas Rebecca McCann Eric Kenny Loan Myers Kayleen White Lorna Goldring Benjamin Merrick Max Dumais Marysia Green Cathie Allan

Who's RSVPing

Ian Howie
Wayne McMillan
Jenny Crosby
Phil Drew
Shane Browne
Michael Bazeley
Jane Cowell
Clifford Braddon
Clifford Braddon
Cate Cooper
John Armstrong
Adrian Graves
Robert Fomiatti
Peter Burton
Stephen Secomb
Bill Gissane
Helen McNall
Alison Abbott
John Haasz
Daina Aspin
Mike Wilcox
Russell Byard
Pat Rivett
Pam Vroland Vroland
Callum Di Sario
Callum Di Sario
Rebecca Hurst
Sally Johnston
Eileen Whitehead
Sally Dennis
Australia, Australia

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