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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.  
Franking credits, superannuation and other legal tax 'rorts'

The top 1% of Australians have more wealth than the bottom 70% combined.  
Wren's week: Corruption rife within the Liberal Party

John Wren looks at corruption within the LNP, not just among individuals but also how the Banking ...  
GetUp! and Bank Australia: The Advance Australia hatchet job in The Australian

An article that was recently published in The Australian has unfairly criticised campaign organ ...  
Banking Royal Commission: Business as usual for the Big Four

With the release of the Royal Commission report, it seems the banks have come out unscathed due to ...  
The Murray-Darling: Death by capitalism

The environmental and ecological disasters occurring at the Murray-Darling Basin are driven by ...  
Wren's week: Reith, Frydenberg and progressive Liberals

This week, John Wren asks why Peter Reith deserves an A.M., looks at inept treasurers and the ...  
The economics of climate change

While the rich get richer, not only do the poor get poorer but the environment continues to ...