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WAYNE McMILLAN. David versus Goliath: reform and reinvention (Part 2 of 2)

What Sally McManus’s is saying is correct, I agree with her conclusions about what has happened to workers over the last 30 years and what is becoming intolerable now in 2017. Across Australia in 2017, little or no wage growth, … Continue reading

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Debt and negative gearing

Many have grown tired of the exaggerations by the Coalition about debt and deficits. The fact is that, as least as far as public debt is concerned, we don’t have a problem. The public debt emergency is confected. Our public … Continue reading

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John Menadue. Are our bankers listening or caring?

On Wednesday in London at a conference on ‘inclusive capitalism’ the Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, and IMF Chief, Christine Lagarde, gave the international banking community the most severe pasting that I can ever recall of a … Continue reading

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Michael Keating. Part 1 The Budget and what it means for Australia’s Future

Each day this week I will be running a series of blogs by Michael Keating on the Budget and its repercussions. The posts will be  Australia’s Fiscal Challenge The Budget and our Values A Better Alternate Budget Structure Taxation Federalism … Continue reading

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