Reflections on my Father

  The world, in some respects, is exhausted by the welter of commemorative reflections, activities and events over recent months on the anniversary of the armistice of 1918. Though the last veterans of the “war to end all wars” have long passed from among us, our collective memory of the industrial scale of that single episode of calculated human slaughter …

Kevin Rudd: China’s Economic Reforms Cannot, Should Not Stop

First published in the Caixin Global on the 12th of November. Available Here Excerpt of a speech given at the second Qiantang River Forum in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province on the 10th of November.   China has achieved a lot over the last 40 years. I remember the China of 1978 because in that year I was studying Chinese at Australian …

Kevin Rudd: ‘Not feeling relevant. Being relevant’

Originally Published in The Australian Financial Review By Jennifer Hewett “I wanted to present the alternative narrative of the coup given there had been half a dozen books written by those seeking to construct their own narrative and elevate base ambition to high policy business,” Rudd says pointedly. Christopher Perace The unforgettable, unmistakeable, round, smiley face of Kevin Rudd appears, …