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Coming of Age in a Crisis: Young Workers, Covid-19 and the Youth Guarantee

Coming of Age in a Crisis: Young Workers, Covid-19 and the Youth Guarantee

Shirley Jackson, Per Capita

Coming of Age in a Crisis: Young Workers, Covid-19 and the Youth Guarantee
The following is an excerpt of Per Capita’s research report “Coming of Age in a Crisis:  Young Workers, Covid-19 and the Youth Guarantee”, which was published on 18 June 2020. Australian labour force data for May shows that, for the first time since the Great Depression, almost two in three...

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How Big Should the Economy Be: An Educational Imperative

How Big Should the Economy Be: An Educational Imperative

Jason van Tol

How Big Should the Economy Be: An Educational Imperative
Introduction Education in Australia is guided by a national curriculum and has three cross-curriculum priorities, one of which is sustainability. These priorities are supposed to pervade all aspects of learning in school, rather than being confined to a single subject or topic. Because sustainability encompasses so much, this broad-based approach...

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A Steady State Economy needs Renewable Energy

A Steady State Economy needs Renewable Energy

Mark Diesendorf

A Steady State Economy needs Renewable Energy
Following the release of the Gibbs/Moore film, ‘Planet of the Humans’, an anti-renewable energy group has emerged from within an organisation promoting a steady state economy. For many years the fossil fuel (FF) and nuclear industries have spread misinformation about renewable energy (RE). Although these myths have been refuted again...

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