Writer's Articles - Max Atkinson
Should public opinion determine policy?
A concerned politician’s guide to donations reform
How political donations distort democracy
Can secret political donations be justified?
Royal Commission into banking, financial services: Why ASIC cannot do the job
Why we need a Royal Commission into banking and financial services
The Critics ...
Gaming the system
Why Australia should not become a republic
Protecting the nation from going down the US path ...
Marriage ... as an institution of unique value
Is a plebiscite more democratic?
Turnbull’s Political Philosophy
Freedom of conscience and the Liberal Party
Fairness as a political principle
Does Fairness Matter ... ?
The Governor’s Legacy
Elizabeth Warren is Special
Public opinion and democracy
Whither the Liberal Conscience?
Moral values and religious doctrines
Where the rot begins
Justification and excuse
War's terrible legacy ...
Should freedom ignore fairness?
The Nation: The idea of a mandate
Law, morality and the legacy of HLA Hart
Reason and unreason on same-sex marriage
In Julie Bishop’s World
Reason and passion on Israel
Edmund Burke on politicians
The duty of politicians to principles, not mob rule
Torture ... by Greg
Is Labor the least worst?
Beware of conservatives
Jurisprudence and Julian Assange
The case of Julian Assange: do constitutional principles matter?
Many desperate Afghans are also looking for an exit
Get out of Afghanistan
Attacking the High Court judges
Why David Hicks must win
Lies, promises and mandates
In Australia the people are sovereign
Opinions, values, journalism and David Hicks
History teaches us: We learn nothing from history
The failure to think
A short moral history of the Iraq war
Another digger dies (2)
'I've got a few holes in me'
Assange: what it means to be a suspect
Same sex marriage: Is public opinion a moral value?
The Afghanistan Debate
Afghanistan: review of the war and use of the war power
Afghanistan and the alliance argument
Afghanistan: new US policy favours reconciliation
Afghanistan: the supposed threat to national security
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