Stan Grant’s ordeal; The public service has been enfeebled by Coalition governments; and Albo comes out as a Burkean conservative. Read on for the Weekly roundup of links to articles, reports, podcasts and other media on current political and economic issues in public policy.
We need to electrify trucks. Can we resurrect our car-making industry? An optimist on climate change and Snowy 2.0. Why the Canberra-Sydney air route should be closed.
Our treatment of migrants is better than Saudi Arabia’s but it falls short of good practice. How the pandemic has changed our relationship with work. The euphemisms and simple formulas of monetary policy. Why the budget will not cause inflation – but the Reserve Bank might. America’s debt ceiling explained: it’s serious. Housing – it’s about supply and insulation.
Albo comes out as a Burkean conservative. Our public service has been enfeebled by Coalition governments. A guide for the “frank and fearless” when they are questioned by their bosses. The Voice – the ABC ‘s de facto bias supporting the No campaign. Stan Grant’s ordeal – it has many layers. Julian Assange’s ordeal – it has many dimensions.
Zelenskyy’s leadership. Conservatives battling an invented enemy. Impunity as a tactic of bad governments.