Economics
Gough Whitlam's enthusiasm for reform has left a lasting legacy

The Whitlam Government’s economic performance was certainly not perfect, but it deserves a ...  
Restoring visa integrity an essential political operation

Restoring integrity in our problematic visa system will be a difficult process, but a necessary ...  
Mining moguls enjoy hot coal prices while global heating stuffs the nation

As ordinary Australians suffer from the disaster of climate change, mining companies are recording ...  
Climate change: A global death tax courtesy of fossil fuel giants

To better act on climate change, we should reframe our thinking — understanding the crisis as a ...  
Half a million needless deaths under Trump’s regime of anger, fear and hate

It is now possible to quantify accurately the death toll from the destructive Trump regime.  
For democracy to triumph, economic and social well-being must coexist

Jim Kable reviews a new book by Rory Ellison, which thoroughly examines our national systems and ...  
Population almost 8 billion: Pressures on the planet? Countless

A world population milestone of 8 billion. An exploitative economic system that assumes infinite ...  
Rishi Sunak — a Thatcherite in Downing Street

Britain's new Prime Minister offers little hope of achieving economic progress and action on ...  
New Parliament, new Coalition leaders, same old lies

The strategy of the current Coalition in Opposition is to continue its campaign of deliberate ...  
'Steady as she goes' means L-NP governs from Opposition

Labor's Federal Budget has demonstrated a lack of vision, simply maintaining policies set out by ...  
Federal Budget backs technology and I.T. investments

Despite a few disappointments, the 2022 Budget didn't forsake progressive technological develop ...  
Federal Budget leaves Australia's impoverished behind

Prime Minister Albanese seems to have forgotten his promise for an equal Australia and failed to ...  
Calculating the cost of Coalition corruption

Figures in last Tuesday’s Budget Papers show the Coalition has cost Australians more than 400 ...  
Dutton parrots ideas thoroughly rejected by Australians in budget reply

This week was a big week in federal politics, as budget weeks mostly are. Even by budget week ...  
The really big dirty secret at the heart of the budget: The media hate Labor

It’s budget time under a new Albanese Labor Government and never will there be a better time to ...  
Brits facing ever-worsening poverty can be mightily thankful Liz Truss is going

The sudden departure of Britain’s new Prime Minister has valuable messages for the watching ...  
Stage 3 idiocy as leader of the leftovers lies again

Insiders has given Opposition Leader Peter Dutton a platform to spout lies regarding the Stage 3 ...  
Stage 3 tax cuts: The fight is on

With the Federal Budget only weeks away, time is running out for Labor to make the right decision ...  

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