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Capitalism is idealism, perfected

Capitalism is idealism, perfected

Michael Symons

Capitalism is idealism, perfected
For many of us, the market is an actual gathering of human buyers and sellers, chatting, tasting and sharing produce, which is often fresh and artisanal. At market benches and shop counters, people display and take in a community meal. Mainstream economists turned that market into differential equations. In so...

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In University Education as in Many Other Industries, COVID-19 is a Crisis of Casualisation

In University Education as in Many Other Industries, COVID-19 is a Crisis of Casualisation

Kelsey Buchanan

In University Education as in Many Other Industries, COVID-19 is a Crisis of Casualisation
For anyone with an interest in the higher education system today, the anxiety is palpable. The ‘Job-Ready Graduates’ package has passed the Senate while universities, instead of speaking out, seemed content to bargain with the government and trade off affordable higher education for negligible promises of extra student places or...

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James Mumford’s ‘Vexed’, Reviewed

James Mumford’s ‘Vexed’, Reviewed

Jacob Debets

James Mumford’s ‘Vexed’, Reviewed
If you had to pick a defining characteristic of the year 2020, you could do worse than nominate polarisation – the division of people into two sharply contrasting groups or sets of opinions/beliefs. Everywhere across the Western World, deep splits are entrenching on fundamental issues of public interest: from climate...

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