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Imagined Futures
Code: 184  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Business & Economics, Historical Fiction, , Politics & Current Affairs, Feminism
Saturday, May 19 2012 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Free, no bookings
Wharf Theatre 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay Venue & Transport Info
Loretta Napoleoni, Heather Brooke, Miriam Cosic (facilitator)
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With its debt crisis, the Euro in decline and the UK edging away from the EU, Europe is in trouble. Can it be saved by reform, or is a total re-imagining of the politics and the economy the only way? Italian financial journalist Loretta Napoleoni and British investigative journalist Heather Brooke imagine the future with Miriam Cosic.

Supported by Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Sydney.

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Loretta Napoleoni (International)

Loretta Napoleoni is the author of Rogue Economics, Terror Incorporated, Insurgent Iraq, Ten Years That Shook the World and Maonomics. She is an expert on terrorist financing and money laundering, as well as a regular media commentator for CNN, Sky and the BBC, and a columnist for several European financial papers including El Pais, The Guardian and Le Monde.

Supported by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura.
 lorettanapoleoni.com

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Miriam Cosic (Australian)

Miriam Cosic is a senior writer for The Australian. Her most recent book is The Right To Die: An examination of the euthanasia debate.

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Heather Brooke (International)

Heather Brooke is a freelance journalist and freedom of information campaigner. She writes for the UK’s main national papers and has presented Channel 4's Dispatches. Heather is a visiting professor at City University's department of journalism and is also the author of Your Right to Know and The Silent State. In 2009 she was named Reformer of the Year and won the Setting the Political Agenda Award from the Political Studies Association. The Revolution Will Be Digitised is her latest work.


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