globalisation

‘The Tyranny of Social Distance’ preventing people from being in crowds and increasingly in smaller and smaller groups.

The global economy will never be the same again after the COVID-19 outbreak and neither will Australia in terms of how we work and how we engage with nature. 

JW Nevile Fellow in Economics Tim Harcourt, UNSW Business School.

With countries around the world closing their borders in response to the coronavirus outbreak, JW Nevile Fellow Tim Harcourt from UNSW Business School, addresses the impact of COVID-19 on globalisation.

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From the disillusioned middle class to fake news, a Sydney Writers' Festival panel discussed how inequality has come to be a mark of the Trump presidency. 

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How can Australia avoid a retreat to protectionism while also going some way to addressing rising inequality, ask Richard Holden and Rosalind Dixon.

Trump

Globalisation has increased wealth but deepened inequality. In the age of Donald Trump, the future of the global order will depend on how we explain that process, writes Lindy Edwards.

trade

We have to be better at helping the minority who lose out from free trade and free movement of labour, writes Richard Holden.

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Donald Trump is winning because globalisation, and the resulting practices of American manufacturers, have eviscerated America's middle and working classes, writes Ross Buckley.