Sometimes there’s nothing better than a good rant. Every Thursday, the Wheeler Centre hosts an old-fashioned Speakers’ Corner in the middle of the city, where writers and thinkers can have their say on the topics that won’t let them sleep at night.
Featuring some of our most compelling voices across just about every sector of human endeavour you can imagine, the themes dominating Lunchbox/Soapbox are proudly idiosyncratic. BYO lunch. Ideas provided.
Journalist Michael Green examines the new social movement focussed on the economics of climate change.
Writer Tara Moss discusses how myths of evil women - and sexualising of female crime - fail to align with reality.
Jo Case tackles myths and misperceptions about Asperger's, which she argues is a difference, not a disability.
Hugh de Kretser argues that a bill of rights is an essential part of maturing Australia's human rights culture.