Boyer Lecture 6 – The 21st century: comforting the afflicted. And afflicting the comfortable.

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Lecture 6: The 21st century: comforting the afflicted. And afflicting the comfortable.

The Oxford of Rupert Murdoch’s youth was one of the most privileged places on earth. But freedom and information have changed the order of things. On a global scale more people than ever are taking advantage of the revolution. And that’s how it should be.

Rupert Murdoch Boyer Lectures

To read the transcripts or download the audio of the Boyer Lectures, go to http://www.abc.net.au/rn/boyerlectures

Boyer Lecture 5 – The global middle class roars

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Lecture 5: The global middle class roars
Rupert Murdoch’s recent trips to China and India have convinced him of one thing: there is no alternative to economic growth as a remedy for poverty. Caste and communism have condemned hundreds of millions to wretched lives

Rupert Murdoch Boyer Lectures

To read the transcripts or download the audio of the Boyer Lectures, go to http://www.abc.net.au/rn/boyerlectures

Boyer Lecture 4 – Fortune favours the smart

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Lecture 4: Fortune favours the smart.
An important theme of the lectures is the pressing need for Australia to develop human capital. But to do this successfully our schools need serious reform, otherwise the global bar will seem set far beyond our reach.

Rupert Murdoch Boyer Lectures

To read the transcripts or download the audio of the Boyer Lectures, go to http://www.abc.net.au/rn/boyerlectures