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ALAN AUSTIN: Job participation rate highlights burden on seniors and students

Australia’s high job participation is not the cause for celebration the Morrison Government and ...  
ABUL RIZVI: Frydenberg’s long-term GDP forecast will drive policy thinking

It will be the rate of long-term economic growth that Josh Frydenberg uses in his 2021 Intergen ...  
Homelessness crisis turning Australia into 'Nomadland'

The lives of van dwellers as portrayed in the film Nomadland provide a reminder of our governme ...  
The economic benefit of saving our environment

Aside from the moral obligation to protect our endangered flora and fauna, the Government would do ...  
ABUL RIZVI: Using immigration to manage Australia's ageing population

For developed nations, the period 1950 to 2050 will be an extraordinary population shock, tracking ...  
Morrison Government makes life even harder for struggling Australians

The Morrison Government has made Australia an even more unequal and unfair place by supporting the ...  
Taiwan could be the trigger for a catastrophic war

It is becoming a case of when, not if, there will be a war between the U.S. and China.  
ALAN AUSTIN: Treasurer Frydenberg's spurious pre-election claims

As the next Federal Election approaches, the Coalition is expanding its supply of misleading ...  
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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, outdated "zombie" economic policies require fundament ...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 ...  

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