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Coke has promised ‘less sugar’, but less is still too much

Coke has promised 'less sugar', but less is still too much Many new products contain artificial sweeteners, which come with their own set of problems. from...

Tax Justice May Podcast

In this month’s Taxcast: We discuss why we can’t afford the rich and challenge ideas about wealth, entrepreneurialism and investment. Also: ten years ago...

Why corporate America loves Donald Trump

American executives are betting that the president is good for business. Not in the long run MOST American elites believe that the Trump presidency is...

What is GDPR, and why should I care?

Katharine Schwab is an associate editor at Co.Design based in New York who covers technology, design, and culture. Your complete guide to the new law,...

What happens to small towns whose water becomes big business for bottled brands?

What happens to small towns whose water becomes big business for bottled brands? The more the market is willing to pay, the harder it is...

Looking for energy independence? Make your solar smarter

Building automation generally has been the automatic centralised control of a building’s heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and lighting systems. While this offers improved convenience...

Who are the wealthy retirees targeted in Labor’s plans?

Roger Wilkins, University of Melbourne In Labor’s budget reply speech, Bill Shorten reaffirmed the plan to remove refundability of dividend imputation credits. His pitch was...

Risks are greater than I can recall in my working life

Despite the encouraging “maths” in this budget, the return to surplus has still yet to be delivered writes John Hewson. Budgets are about choices. With...

Banking encourages cheating

Any meaningful shift in the finance sector’s corporate culture will have to come from within, writes David Kinley. Do banking and finance attract cheats or...

Government timing tricks hide the real budget story

Timing tricks help politicians avoid dealing with the substance of their policies. That isn’t going to change any time soon. Cindy Zhi, CC BY-ND Richard Holden,...