Eva CoxSep 23, 201311 Comments
Labor leadership contenders Bill Shorten and Anthony Albanese had the evidence proving their cuts to Newstart were unfair. Their support for increasing parental support now is cold comfort.
Eva CoxJun 21, 20139 Comments
Forget all the nonsense about sexist menus and cleavage. On what actually matters for women -- pay, retirement income, parental leave -- both parties score poorly.
Eva CoxJun 12, 201323 Comments
Feminist scholar Eva Cox argues the Women for Gillard campaign is a divisive distraction -- and the Prime Minister's attacks on Tony Abbott over abortion are a "red herring".
Eva CoxMay 15, 20136 Comments
The baby bonus is gone and the record of this Labor government robbing from the poor is a profoundly disappointing one. There wasn't much for those struggling in the federal budget.
Eva CoxMay 8, 201354 Comments
Forget the misplaced rhetoric, Tony Abbott's paid parental leave scheme is more generous and sends the right message about women in work. This "hardline feminist" is happy to say so.
Eva CoxApr 26, 201313 Comments
Claims that women are being sent to the back of the room at some Islamic events at Melbourne University should be addressed. But other religions also discriminate on gender.
Eva CoxApr 4, 20138 Comments
Super tax concessions are rich people's welfare, and those protesting against reform are just protecting their own interests. When will a government have the guts to rein in these subsidies for the wealthy?
Eva CoxMar 28, 20136 Comments
Yes, they can be upsetting and distressing. But anti-abortion protesters have as much right to demonstrate outside a clinic as anyone else -- that's what free speech is.
Eva CoxMar 26, 201342 Comments
Missing: true Labor values and an acceptance that structural barriers create poverty and disadvantage. It's time for the ALP to stop blaming and short-changing individuals.
Eva CoxOct 8, 20123 Comments
A campaign to stop planned cuts to sole parent payments is aiming at the government's vulnerable underbelly in its bid for a UN Security Council seat. Harming Australia's image may be justified.