Ellen Sandell is the Greens state MP for the seat of Melbourne. She has held a wide and varying career, first training as a scientist; she later became the CEO of a national climate change non-profit organisation. Ellen now holds the policy portfolios of environment, climate and energy issues and treasury. Reporting for Panorama at SYN I interviewed Ellen about the issues... Continue Reading →
How can desert be adapted to provide a fair conception of redistributive justice? Desert has proven to have somewhat of an awkward existence in philosophy in spite of the fact that desert claims remain relatively unquestioned in the private and public sphere. Within the private interactions of individuals, desert claims tend to dictate how those… Continue Reading →
The bar continues to lower in Canberra…
Vicious threats, attacks and controversy have been dominating an otherwise mundane political landscape.
In November 2017, Samantha Ratnam was named the new leader of the Greens in Victoria, replacing Greg Barber. Reporting for Panorama on SYN I spoke to Samantha Ratnam about her vision for the party and the challenges of being a first-time M.P
The renowned sociologist Max Weber (1864 – 1920), coined the term rationalisation as a key process of modern society. Weber held that the “passion for bureaucratisation” and the “exclusive rule of bureaucratic life ideals” was a deep source of “despair” for those in modern life. Bureaucracy is a complex social invention that was mastered during… Continue Reading →