Rise of the Right by Greg Barns | Hardie Grant Publishing

Rise of the Right The war on Australia's liberal values

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To most of us, liberal values mean respect for openness, progress, tolerance and the rule of law. But in Australia, these values are increasingly under threat. It is not just on the fringes of our community or body politic that we find liberal values challenged. The decline of liberal values in this nation is also reflected by members of the conservative political force that ironically calls itself the Liberal Party. Additionally, our print and electronic media are dominated by partisan advocates for an Australia that is decidedly illiberal.
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ISBN:

9781743795422

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

160

Dimensions:

21cm x 13cm

Weight:

180g

RRP:

$24.99

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 February 2019

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Greg Barns

Greg Barns is a barrister, academic, writer, political commentator and former political adviser. He appears around Australia in criminal and human rights cases and is a long time adviser to Julian Assange and WikiLeaks. Greg teaches in RMIT University's Law program and writes a weekly column for the Hobart Mercury. He also regularly contributes to Crikey and The Age. Greg was a senior political adviser to Liberal state and federal leaders and