Rebecca Huntley & Maxine McKew on progress & politics
Church of All Nations, 180 Palmerston Street, Carlton
Rebecca Huntley is one of Australia’s foremost social researchers. In the latest Quarterly Essay, Huntley looks at the state of the nation and asks: what does social-democratic Australia want, and why? A majority of Australians have been saying they want change – on climate and energy, on housing and inequality, on corporate donations and their corrupting effect on democracy, to name just a few. Recent attention has focused on the angry, reactionary minority. But is there a progressive centre?
Join us to hear Huntley discuss these essential and timely questions with Maxine McKew.
Tickets are $25 and include a copy of the Quarterly Essay or $5 per person for subscribers. Bookings are essential. Please book here.
Celebrating 50 years of Readings
Readings is celebrating our 50 year history in 2019. To honour the stories that have emerged from the books on our shelves, we are hosting 50 special events that illustrate passion, artistry and Australian literature. We hope you will join us.
This is our tenth event of the series.