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Arrogant out of touch bankers

'Protected species': Former bank executive Rob Ferguson gives big four a serve Rob Ferguson’s CV reeks corporate establishment. He clocked 15 years at the top of one of Australia’s largest and most successful investment banks,...

The Strait of Hormuz is the most important oil choke point in the world. Use our interactive map to explore it

The Strait of Hormuz is the most important oil choke point in the world. Use our interactive map to explore it Wes Mountain, The Conversation After months of increasing tension between Iran and the US, on...

Vale Bob Hawke, a giant of Australian political and industrial history

Vale Bob Hawke, a giant of Australian political and industrial history Frank Bongiorno, Australian National University If Bob Hawke had never become prime minister, he would still be recalled as a major figure in Australian political...

How to transition from coal: 4 lessons for Australia from around the world

How to transition from coal: 4 lessons for Australia from around the world Chris Briggs, University of Technology Sydney; Elsa Dominish, University of Technology Sydney, and Franziska Mey, University of Technology Sydney With 12 coal power...

Climate Change: The facts

Sir David Attenborough's new BBC documentary on climate change has been praised by TV critics. Climate Change - The Facts, shown on BBC One on Thursday, was a "rousing call to arms", said the Guardian. In...

The 2019 Budget entrenches neoliberal inequality

I’ve listened hard for the sound of wealth trickling down but all I hear is the sound of the excluded still waiting Amid the fanfare heralding a surplus that is better described as being more...

The decoy effect: how you are influenced to choose without really knowing it

The decoy effect: how you are influenced to choose without really knowing it The decoy effect is the phenomenon where consumers swap their preference between two options when presented with a third option. Shutterstock Gary Mortimer, Queensland...

The more women in government, the healthier a population

End Washington Corruption Washington works great for the wealthy and the well-connected, but it isn’t working for anyone else. Companies and wealthy individuals spend billions every year to influence Congress and federal agencies to put...

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