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IAN MARSH. Trump’s Victory and Australian Politics

  A new anti-globalisation surge. Trump’s ascension no doubt creates new agenda challenges for Australia. But his campaign generated so many diverse and inconsistent statements that the policy landscape remains obscure. What is crystal clear is the gulf between elite … Continue reading

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Ian  McAuley. Is capitalism redeemable? Part 2: Karl Marx’s and Henry Ford’s shared understanding

Karl Marx was the intellectual father of communism, grandson of a rabbi. Henry Ford was the quintessential American industrialist, anti-union and anti-Semitic. They shared one insight, however. They both knew that capitalism could destroy its own markets. A plentiful supply … Continue reading

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