Spencer Zifcak

Audio presentation

Modern spying

What sort of latitude should we grant our security and intelligence services to engage, prevent and protect us from attack? What’s the trade off between personal privacy and national security? Highlights of Modern Spying, Melbourne Writers festival, 29th August 2014 This session was recorded prior...

The New Anti-Internationalism: Australia and the United Nations treaty system

For the last five years, Australia's human rights record has been under critical scrutiny by all six UN human rights treaty committees. The nation's internationally acknowledged leadership in this arena is now seriously in question. A close study of the committee reports discloses a worrying...