Category Archives: Economic development
Research, commentary, news items, in depth reports etc in relation to ‘market economy’ and ‘market society’
Dark forces of rotting structures, processes and policies!
Dark forces of rotting structures, processes and policies! We need a new media narrative in Australia! Continue reading →
Is inequality growing in Australia? If so, will it allow Australia to flourish?
Our call to action is, “We want to help as many Australians as possible to flourish; personally, in their communities, and as the Nation as a whole!” What AMEP can do, directly, is to push for a media narrative that … Continue reading →
Is there a crisis in Australia’s democracy?
This article by Nicholas Reece, “How Australia’s cartel-like political parties drag down democracy”, and the many comments attached to it, suggest there is an emerging crisis in Australia’s democracy. AMEP and P4T started exploring this subject before the election in … Continue reading →
Why do journalists not challenge primacy of economic growth?
This article in LinkedIn by Mal Fletcher, UK social futurist and commentator, raises important issues concerning personal and social flourishing, which is the big goal of the Secular Project, Buddhism and Christianity. I’m wondering why serious journalists don’t enquire into … Continue reading →
Struggle Street on SBS
In the Age today (7/5) Michael Lallo wrote a very challenging article on the SBS documentary Struggle Street on SBS, which caused me to watch it on SBS view on demand. I hadn’t intended to watch it after reading early … Continue reading →
Might be time for journalists to relearn principles of Rule of Law!
Last year, Australian Media Engagement Project (AMEP) engaged in a number of events around, “Beyond the Game – Is there a crisis in Australian democracy?” We believe there is a crisis, and that crisis affects, and will continue to affect, … Continue reading →
Relational AND Economic Development
AMEP campaigns for increasing fairness, well being and shared prosperity in Australian society. We believe for this to happen “relational development” needs to rank ahead of, and be served by “economic development” in Australian social policy settings. For AMEP “relational … Continue reading →