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John Quiggin

Commentary on Australian and world events from a socialist and democratic viewpoint.

  • By John Quiggin
  • Based in Australia
  • Roughly two posts per week
  • First post on

Posts per month

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Posts per month
Month starting Posts
Jun 2023 8
Jul 2023 11
Aug 2023 8
Sep 2023 17
Oct 2023 14
Nov 2023 7
Dec 2023 8
Jan 2024 8
Feb 2024 11
Mar 2024 10
Apr 2024 6

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Most recent posts

Expertise and naval power
Robert Farley has replied to my recent post on the obsolescence of naval power. Unlike our previous exchange, a pile-on where I was (as he points out) in a minority of one, Robert’s tone is …
On , by John Quiggin, 789 words
Wenar on why you shouldn’t try to help poor people
In all the discussion of Leif Wenar’s critique of Effective Altruism , I haven’t seen much mention of the central premise: that development aid is generally counterproductive (unless, perhaps, it’s delivered by wealthy surfers in …
On , by John Quiggin, 960 words
Dutton’s decaying nuclear energy plans have the briefest half-life
My latest in Crikey Peter Dutton (Image: AAP/Diego Fedele) Peter Dutton can’t seem to take a trick on nuclear power. Any option he puts forward seems to vanish as soon as he makes a commitment. …
On , by John Quiggin, 745 words