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Dennis Phillips

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13 Feb 2015

Managing public protest has become an important feature of the neoliberal strategy. Reducing the capacity of unions and protest movements to organise and demonstrate, expanding police powers and increasing the authority of technocrats to manage the economy are all part of the repertoire. Ironically, neoliberals...

Book review

30 May 2014

Edward Snowden, Bradley Manning, Julian Assange, ‘Wikileaks’: we live in the age of the high profile whistleblower who seems eager to reveal the scope and contents of government secrets. What, then, is the proper role of state secrecy in a democracy? And who—if anyone—can be...

Book review

7 Feb 2014

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Date: 7 February 2014 Author: Dennis Phillips Publisher: Australian Review of Public Affairs (ARPA) Owning Institution(s): The University of Sydney

Book Details Title: The Road to War: Presidential Commitments Honored and Betrayed Publisher: Brookings Institution Press Date Published: 2013 Author/s: Marvin...

19 Jul 2013

For the victims of most drone strikes, there is no warning at all. Undetected surveillance drones may have spied on the targeted individuals for days or weeks before an armed drone is directed to release its Hellfire missile. Victims may hear a brief hissing sound...

Book review

18 Mar 2013

Review Details Date: 18 March 2013 Author: Dennis Phillips Publisher: Australian Review of Public Affairs Owning Institution(s): The University of Sydney

Book Details Title: The Candidate: What It Takes To Win—And Hold—The White House Publisher: Oxford University Press Date Published: 2012 Author/s: Samuel L....

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