Balibar argues that the new surge of racism is centred around culture rather than race. For the neo-racism, cultural differences are insurmountable. Although this differential racism consciously avoids talking about race, it implicitly relates biological reactions to cultural differences. Despite its claims of egalitarianism, neo-racism still advances hierarchy.
This post discusses how racism and intolerance reinforce inequality and vice versa.
A follow up to a previous post, Classless Australia, this post introduces ABC Radio National’s new program, Class Act.
This post investigates the NDIS’s potential challenges, in particular on the part of clients. It offer recommendations to confront such challenges.
Introducing my new blog, Transnational Australia.
This post provides a brief account of the rank-and-file versus bureaucracy debate based on Ralph Darlington and Martin Upchurch’s 2012 paper.
Jeffrey Harrod proposes an interdisciplinary approach to study the dynamics of the global political economy. The proposed approach is an international political economy of labour (IPEL), which would view labour as a ‘prime dynamic of human history’ and put it at the centre of discourse.