What is driving our leaders when they make critical decisions about the economy? The Sum of Power is an exploration of the influence of economic ideas upon our leaders.
Author What Were They Thinking: The Politics of Ideas in Australia Professor James Walter discusses the framework of ideas operative at a given time. Walter was interviewed by Garry Sturgess for his Australian National University […]
James Walter gives Keynes as an example of how the accepted frame of ideas can change, the once unorthodox can become the new status quo. […]
Biographer Paul Ormonde reflects on the title for his book on Jim Cairns – the inspirational leader of Australia’s anti-Vietnam war movement. Cairns, a controversial figure, rose to the position of Treasurer and Deputy Prime […]