(This post is co-authored with John by Associate Professor Miranda Forsyth of RegNet)
More than 1200 asylum seekers remain incarcerated on Nauru and Manus Island in PNG, under the Australian Government’s draconian policy of ‘stopping the boats’ and ‘regional processing’. And it’s not just the current government.
As Waleed Aly pointed out in his Comment in the Age on 28 April 2016, Australia’s policy on asylum seekers […]
Around the turn of the century, the Australian Tax Office took some rather effective responsive regulatory initiatives to counter profit shifting by multinational corporations. The measures involved negotiating with major accounting firms and targeted companies who were paying little or no tax to display to them a regulatory pyramid of escalated monitoring and sanctions unless […]
I recently published in Raisons Politiques an article entitled: ‘Deliberative Republican Hybridity through Restorative Justice’ (in French and English).
It argues for a hybrid between deliberative democracy and Philip Pettit’s ideal of contestatory democracy in which contestatory democracy is contested by deliberative democracy. Drawing on the experience with democracy of India and other countries, the […]