Progressive Politics: What’s Left?
WHEN: Aug. 28, 2012
WHERE: Some Velvet Morning - 123 Queens Parade, Clifton Hill, VIC
FORMAT: 45 minute Q & A, 45 minute lecture
TAGS:
politics
Australia
media,

What is progressivism and how does it map onto the issues and ideas that drive Australian politics? Join our speakers as they grapple with the competing priorities of people who call themselves progressive and the hard decisions they have to make at election time.

 

Naturally Socialist, Materially Aquisitive: An introduction to progressive Australia

Aug. 28, 2012, 6:30 p.m. Lecturer: Russell Marks (La Trobe Uni)

Progressive politics and the media: The view from the New Media crossroads.

Sept. 4, 2012, 6:30 p.m. Lecturer: Megan Clement (The Conversation)

Progressives and radicals

Sept. 11, 2012, 6:30 p.m. Lecturer: Rjurik Davidson (Overland)

Can one be both progressive and a Liberal?

Sept. 18, 2012, 6:30 p.m. Lecturer: Judith Brett (La Trobe Uni)

The Contenders: Cath Bowtell (ALP) and Alison Parkes (The Greens) in conversation with Russell Marks (La Trobe Uni)

Sept. 25, 2012, 6:30 p.m. Lecturer: Cath Bowtell (ALP) and Alison Parkes (The Greens) in conversation with Russell Marks (La Trobe Uni)

The Australian Union Movement: The spaces between a better world and a bigger share of this one

Oct. 2, 2012, 6:30 p.m. Lecturer: Dave Kerin (Earthworker Cooperative)

Are reports of Labor’s death somewhat exaggerated?

Oct. 9, 2012, 6:30 p.m. Lecturer: Dennis Altman (La Trobe Uni) in conversation with a special guest

'CANCELLED - to be rescheduled'

WHERE: Some Velvet Morning