Speaker - John Roskam

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John Roskam has been the Executive Director of the free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs since 2004. Before joining the IPA he taught political theory at the University of Melbourne. He was previously the Executive Director of The Menzies Research Centre in Canberra, has been a senior adviser and chief of staff to federal and state education minister, and was the manager of government and corporate affairs for a global mining company.

His publications include Australia's Education Choices (with Professor Brian Caldwell), "Terrorism and Poverty" in Blaming Ourselves, "Liberalism and Social Welfare" in Liberalism and the Australian Federation, and "The Liberal Party and the Great Split" in The Split Fifty Years Later.

His fortnightly column appears in The Australian Financial Review. He is a member of the Editorial Board of The Australian Journal of Public Administration, and Connor Court Press, and the Advisory Board of The Centre for Advanced Journalism at the University of Melbourne. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration, Australia in Victoria, and is Vice-President of the Old Xaverians Soccer Club.

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Peter Singer, Tim Costello and Others: One Just World

02.16.10 | 01:07:45 min | 1 comment