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JOHN QUIGGIN: The end of the zombies: Inflation targeting

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, outdated "zombie" economic policies require fundament ...  
ABUL RIZVI: Predictions for Josh Frydenberg's Intergenerational Report

With the forthcoming 2021 Budget in May, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg will also likely release the ...  
Beware the Coalition's 'boom' in pre-election deceptions

Australia’s mainstream media are ramping up their distortions of the state of the economy. Alan ...  
Public debt isn’t ‘money for nothing’, but we shouldn’t panic about it

Public debt in the wake of the global pandemic isn't something to fear, especially when conside ...  
The Morrison Government is on the nose

As the Morrison Government's moral and leadership failings mount up, boasts of "electoral invi ...  
'A rogues' gallery': Running through the Coalition's line-up

Allegations of rape at Parliament House, sex in prayer rooms, male prostitutes, staffers mastu ...  
Morrison Government piling Australia in debt

Australia’s serious economic mismanagement demands more attention than it is getting, reports ...  
Morrison Government lacks a coherent national vision

You don’t hear much about snapback these days.  
The digital transformation of the Australian economy

The pandemic, as well as an increase in more severe climatological events, are all indications we ...  
China outpaces Australia as we cosy up to the U.S.

Australia risks ostracising it from the rest of Asia if it continues to stringently oppose China ...  
Diplomacy in decline: Filling Australia's foreign policy void

Australian diplomacy has been on the decline and independence is necessary in order to repair ...  
Aussies on their own as JobKeeper ends

As the stimulus package winds down, some are asking why a Government that harboured a “big ...  
Australia going backwards on combatting corruption

Most countries are improving their performance in eliminating corruption, but Australia is heading ...  
Australia’s economy: From the pinnacle to the poorhouse in seven years

The latest GDP figures show Australia’s current economic mismanagement is the worst in decades ...  
Coalition's eye-watering debt yields underwhelming results

The Morrison Government's eye-watering stimulus package has little to show in the way of long- ...  
New Liberals leader outlines his party's politics

The New Liberals is a party offering more progressive policies than the "other" Liberal Party cur ...  
Australia's governments must be held accountable for the homelessness crisis

Our governments aren't showing enough political will to end the homelessness crisis in Australi ...  
A pivot to Africa would offset risky reliance on China

Africa is set to become the world’s next miracle economy and Australia is uniquely placed to ...  

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