Creating a good society, a better society or a more civil society?

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Do we have a healthy balance between the state, the market and the community? Sociologist and activist Eva Cox says we need to work on how to restore government and community power to avoid dire consequences for our society.

Community services for children or commercial economic services for GDP?

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The Government has asked the Productivity Commission for a public inquiry into future options for childcare and early childhood learning. Social and political researcher Eva Cox explains why she is critical of the recommendations in the draft report.

‘Women’s issues’ and the inbuilt policy gender biases

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The paid parental leave plan Tony Abbott is offering has been met with outrage by some. Social and political researcher Eva Cox argues that we have still a long way to go before we can discuss such policy without sexism.