Rubik Roy

Rubik Roy

Rubik Roy is a casual academic and PhD candidate in Creative Writing at Flinders University, and is currently working on his first novel. He holds degrees in Arts and Law from The Australian National University, and a Masters in Journalism from the University of Queensland. He previously worked in the banking sector and as a public servant in the South Australian government.

Rubik Roy reviews 'Dead Right: How neoliberalism ate itself and what comes next' by Richard Denniss

June–July 2019, no. 412 23 May 2019
Rubik Roy reviews 'Dead Right: How neoliberalism ate itself and what comes next' by Richard Denniss
A spectre is haunting Australia, that of neo-liberalism. For the last thirty years, both major parties have subscribed to its tenets in order to propitiate big business. It is an ideology (and language) that dare not speak its name. Instead, from London, from Berlin, from Washington, DC, politicians beat the gongs of ‘efficiency’, ‘productivity’, ‘competitiveness’, and ‘incentive’. ... (read more)