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Labor oppositions campaigning against the privatisation of assets by state and federal governments should think again. It's in their political and economic interests to allow them to proceed.
by Graham Young - 31/10/2014 - 7 comments
Recently, the head of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, Greg Medcraft, called Australia a 'paradise' for white-collar criminals.
by Philip Soos - 31/10/2014 - 4 comments
Campaigners in the Anglican Diocese of Perth, led by convicted Hilton bomber Evan Pederick, have followed national church policy adopted earlier in the year and forced the Perth synod to dump all its fossil fuel investments.
by Peter Kurti - 30/10/2014 - 21 comments
The approach to leadership and community development that is spelled out in this slim volume is one of the more durable products of the consciousness-raising movement of the 1960s which had its epicentre in Southern California.
by Rafe Champion - 28/10/2014 - 3 comments
There is a lot of pessimism about the CBD office market in Brisbane at present but is all of it warranted?
by Ross Elliott - 23/10/2014 - 2 comments
Does the nature of the IMF as a safeguard lead to an economic system of poor management and unsustainable government debt; the very system that the IMF was created to prevent?
by Jack Feeney - 21/10/2014 - 2 comments
This week is anti-poverty week. For the homeless every week is poverty week.
by Lyn Bender - 16/10/2014 - 18 comments
It is time for a new political paradigm to address our chronic budget issues.
by Paul Bailey - 16/10/2014 - 13 comments
Australia has not always been the richest nation. It topped the table during the global financial crisis, thus bolstering the view of Joseph Stiglitz, Tim Harcourt and others that Australia handled the GFC particularly well.
by Alan Austin - 16/10/2014 - 4 comments
Only Blind Freddy and possibly Cheech and Chong, believe the ABS unemployment methodology bears any resemblance to reality.
by Malcolm King - 10/10/2014 - 3 comments
Perhaps the most striking feature of the budget debates is the government's refusal to discuss the question of fairness.
by Max Atkinson - 6/10/2014 - 14 comments
Mr Sims and the ACCC spend around $175 million a year manipulating markets as if they were playing a computer game.
by David Leyonhjelm - 6/10/2014 - 5 comments

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