Australian Labor’s “Medi-scare”

My latest blog post for the People's History of the NHS website compares how the British NHS and Australian Medicare play out as election or referendum campaign issues. Recent weeks have seen campaign buses emblazoned with contested slogans about healthcare touring two countries on opposite sides of the world. In the run-up to Britain’s referendum on its …

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Mass Culture: Learning with Posters

I can be a snob sometimes. And sometimes that snobbery has to give way under the weight of respected opinion. Such has been the way with the idea of using posters in my teaching. It's not a method of teaching or learning I came across in my undergraduate or postgraduate studies. It was only when …