Waleed Aly
Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly is a writer, academic, lawyer and broadcaster. He is a lecturer in politics at Monash University and a co-host of Network Ten’s The Project. He is the author of People Like Us and Quarterly Essay 37, What’s Right? With Scott Stephens, he co-hosts Radio National’s The Minefield program.

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Cover of Uncivil Wars: How Contempt Is Corroding Democracy by Waleed Aly and Scott Stephens.
How Contempt Is Corroding Democracy

Why is public debate increasingly polarised – and what can we do about it?

Quarterly Essay 37: What's Right?
The future of conservatism in Australia

Waleed Aly begins by unravelling the terms “Right” and “Left,” arguing that these have become meaningless. Conservatives no longer seem to have a compelling vision of the future. How did the Right end up in this state? How might conservatism renew itself?