Author: Duncan Wallace

New Economy Journal Managing Editor
Duncan is a PhD student at Monash Law School, where he researches the history and philosophy of corporate legal personality. He has graduate qualifications in economics and law, and his BA was in metaphysics. He has worked as a co-operative enterprise consultant and for the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals, and has tutored in Trusts Law and Aboriginal Cultural Studies.

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A Thank You from the Editors

  And with that, the first year of the New Economy Journal is in the books. We’ve published eight issues and 86 individual pieces, managed to put together a print edition for NENA’s annual conference in Perth and built a strong foundation from which to Read More …

East Timorese Farming Co-operatives and Credit Unions

East Timorese co-ops were the subject of an interesting panel event in Melbourne in late August. Hosted by 888 Causeway Co-operative, the event featured Elsa Pinto and Lanu de Sousa, both East Timorese community developers undertaking masters courses in Melbourne. Elsa Pinto works with farming Read More …

Overpopulation is Not the Problem: The Misanthropy behind I=PAT

Overpopulation is Not the Problem The New Economy Journal has featured a number of articles this year on the “population problem”: Haydn Washington’s “Denying overpopulation is a double tragedy”; Mark Diesendorf’s “An Environmental Science Perspective on Population”; and Kurt Johnson’s “Scott Morrison’s Population Crisis”. All Read More …

Labor’s Problem: Too Far Right of Public Opinion

We live in a world where public opinion has “only a minuscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant impact upon public policy”, or at least that was what was found by a Princeton University study of American democracy. Based on the statistical evidence, they conclude that the US Read More …