Political labels to love and hate

The Pew Research Centre has conducted a survey on what the American public thinks of various labels.

37% negative reaction to the term ‘capitalism’ seems rather high for the US, even allowing for the current down in the US economy. But we should not forget the number one empirical finding of global public opinion research, that the public knows very little about politics: Continue reading “Political labels to love and hate”

Greg Sheridan – Deakin lecture, University of Melbourne 19 May

Somewhat ironically, given my views on the ‘Australian Settlement’, I am a member of the Alfred Deakin Lecture Trust.

This year the lecture is being given by The Australian‘s Greg Sheridan.

The title is ‘The Death of Multilateralism and the Crisis of Global Goverance’.

It’s free and open to the public.

Location: JH Mitchell Theatre,
Richard Berry Building,
University of Melbourne
(campus map here)
Date: Wednesday, 19 May 2010
Time: 6.30pm