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China, US and Australia’s future in the new global order


Janine Perrett Columnist

Janine Perrett

Columnist @PerrettReport
Janine is a regular Crikey contributor. She is a journalist, broadcaster and commentator on business and politics with four decades of experience working in newspapers, radio and TV. She has worked across The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Nine Network, ABC, and Sky News where she hosted many shows including The Perrett Report.
Geoff Raby Economist and Author

Geoff Raby

Economist and Author
Geoff Raby AO is an Australian economist and diplomat. He served as the Australian Ambassador to the People's Republic of China from February 2007 until August 2011. He is now the chairman and CEO of Geoff Raby and Associates, a Beijing-based business advisory firm.
Tom Switzer Executive Director

Tom Switzer

Executive Director @CISOZ
Tom is executive director of the Centre for Independent Studies, a Sydney-based public-policy research organisation. He is also a presenter at the ABC’s Radio National and a columnist with the Sydney Morning Herald.
China’s Grand Strategy and Australia’s Future in the New Global Order

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‘Australia’s former ambassador to China provides insight on Australia’s future position in global affairs.’ 

Disruption has blown the old world apart. The rise of China, Trump’s America First policies, division within Europe and successful defiance by authoritarian states are affecting the shape of the emerging new order.

Human rights, rule of law, free media and longstanding global institutions all seem set to be weakened. Autocracies are exercising greater control over world affairs.

If you would like to get your hands on Geoff’s book, you can find it at Booktopia.

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Webinar 1 December 21 • 6:00pm AEDT

Crikey readers are no stranger to the political prose of Guy Rundle, who has been engaging and challenging our readers since 2007.

Join Crikey’s Charlie Lewis as he chats with Guy Rundle on his new book, which focuses on the past decade in Australia.

The ten years from 2010 to 2020, Guy believes he has witnessed a country changing and fracturing, due to the global wave of populism that has swept across conventional politics, and solidified the culture wars.

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