Program 6 July - 19 October, 2021

Find us at the Upstairs Diner at Hotel Harry, Cnr Wentworth Ave & Goulburn St, Surry Hills.

The event starts at the earlier time of 6.00pm. We will finish at 7.15pm or when the last question is answered, whichever comes first.

 

Tuesday 6 July, 2021

HOW THEY TRASHED THE REFUGEE CONVENTION, AND HOW WE GET IT BACK AGAIN

An Evening with Dr Barri Phatarfod, Doctors for Refugees; Ms Madeline Gleeson, Kaldor Centre, University of New South Wales.

 

Tuesday 20 July, 2021

CHINA: A BIG THREAT TO OUR FUTURE OR A MISUNDERSTOOD HEGEMON?

An Evening with Dr David Brophy, Senior Lecturer in Modern Chinese History, University of Sydney; Adjunct Professor Jocelyn Chey, Australia-China Institute for Art and Culture, Western Sydney University.

 

Tuesday 3 August, 2021

WHERE ARE WE NOW WITH PRECARIOUS WORK?

An Evening with Maxine Sharkey, General Secretary, NSW teachers Federation; Jack Boutros, Organiser, Transport Workers Union

 

Tuesday 17 August

THE MENDACITY OF MORRISON, WHO IS DECEIVED AND WHY?

An Evening with Bruce Haigh, former diplomat, current political author; Mark Morey, Secretary, Union NSW.

 

Tuesday 7 September, 2021

WAR MEMORIAL DISPLAY INDIFFERENCE TO PEACE

An Evening with Peter Stanley, Research Prof, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, University of NSW; Douglas Newton, former Assoc Prof of History, University of Western Sydney.

 

Tuesday 21 September, 2021

ENERGY – MOVING TO RENEWABLES

An Evening with David Shoebridge MLC, Greens NSW Spokesperson for Aboriginal Justice, Child Protection, Education, Energy, Forests, Local Government, Workers Rights and Compensation.

 

Tuesday 5 October, 2021

JULIAN ASSANGE: WHAT'S THE APPEAL?

 Speakers are Professor Bill Hogan and Lissa Johnson from Doctors for Assange; Julian's father John Shipton; and Julian Hill MP, member of the 'Bring Assange Home' parliamentary coalition. Chaired by Mary Kostakidis. The event will be simulcast by Consortium News.

 

Tuesday 19 October, 2021

MODERN MONETARY THEORY (mmt): SNAKE-OIL OR SHOWING HOW TO FUND A GOOD SOCIETY?

An evening with Wayne McMillan, Convenor, Rethinking Economics in Australia; and Frank Stilwell, Political Economy, University of Sydney