ANU to receive $3 million endowment to establish Tax Studies Institute
Dr Andrew Leigh, Federal Member for Fraser and former professor at the Australian National University has welcomed the establishment of the Tax Studies Institute (TSI) at the ANU.
I spoke this morning with Mark Parton about the federal budget, and the clear choice it presents for this year’s election: between Labor’s nation-building reforms in health, schools and DisabilityCare, and the Coalition’s threatened cuts. Here’s a podcast.
The last few decades have seen governments wage war on our universities writes Declan Murphy in Socialist Alternative. They have cut public funding on a per student basis, casualised the workforce, forced up our fees and mounted a sustained offensive against both student and staff organisations. The results have been devastating.
From my friend Mel, an Aussie living in Philadelphia:
Adults who give children guns are as bad as adults who give children porn.
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To roll back the attacks on higher education we need more than a defensive campaign Cat Rose argues in Socialist Alternative. Cat is the Queer Officer in the National Union of Students, and an activist in the NSW Cross-Campus Education Action Network. She is a student at UNSW.
Economic Conditions and Child Abuse
by Jason M. Lindo, Jessamyn Schaller, Benjamin Hansen – #18994 (CH HE LE LS)