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Note to the Liberals: A budget surplus doesn't make sense

Dr Steven Hail writes that, contrary to conventional economic thinking, government surpluses don't ...  
The death of competition?

Are we approaching a new economic period where competition is but a distant memory, replaced by ...  
Wren's week: ScoMo's moronic logic, needless Nationals and climate change kids

In this week's column, John Wren takes a look at more Liberal blunders, the unraveling of the ...  
Is quantitative easing the key to economic growth?

A solution to national debt could be achieved through quanitative easing, a way for new money to ...  
Coalition doubles all debt since the 1850s and the craven media says nothing

The Coalition has doubled debt from all governments in Australian history. Alan Austin looks at ...  
After Fukushima: Nuclear power's deepening crisis

Eight years on from Fukushima, the lands are littered and the seas awash with radioactive waste ...  
Wren's week: Australia's recession, refugee baiting and Labour day

This week, John Wren analyses the Liberal's Party drift towards electoral defeat, Scott Morrison's ...  
Australia's economy hits an all-time low

Relative to the rest of the world, Australia’s economy now is worse than at any time in the ...  
Wren's week: Liberal use of taxpayers' funds and Pell's support group

In the lead-up to the election, John Wren takes a look at how the Liberals are using taxpayers' ...  
The Reserve Bank Governor is completely wrong about the budget and it matters

Australian monetary policy effectiveness is on the decline. Dr Steven Hail suggests policies that ...  
Deal or no deal: Why is Brexit so hard?

Dr Martin Hirst discusses the pros and cons of the United Kingdom leaving the EU.  
Government leadership is key in digital transformation

Government leadership is needed to manage the political, social and economic implications of AI ...  
Economy, corruption and democracy, Coalition style

Three recent reports on government corruption, economic freedom and global citizenship deliver ...  
A Universal Basic Income will work

Remembering how the Government assisted those in need decades ago, it's apparent that the only ...  
Tough trade talks with European negotiators who broke the Brits over Brexit

Tensions rose between Europe and Australia over trade – with the EU’s head man in agriculture ...  
Wren's week: Abbott's fantasy world, Wilson's corruption and Medevac

This week, John Wren catches up on Tony Abbott, gives us the details on Tim Wilson's corruption ...  
PRESS GALLERY SKETCH: The Medevac Bill and Banking Royal Commission

Canberra correspondent John Passant reports on the details of the two biggest parliamentary topics ...  
Franking credits: The Coalition's scare campaign

Unsurprisingly, the Coalition's franking credits scare campaign is working.