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Friday, November 15, 2019

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...

Murray Darling Fish Kill is Neoliberalism working

Initially this newspaper proposed that the Murray Darling Basin catastrophe was the proverbial “Canary in the Coal Mine” and the fish kill was but...

Risky Electoral Seats

Now that the Federal Election is underway, there will be countless promises pledges spin and utter bullshit. With both sides hurling criticisms and sledges...

Government advertising may be legal, but it’s corrupting our electoral process

The Coalition government’s use of taxpayer money for political advertising – as much as A$136 million since January, according to Labor figures - is far...

What just happened to our tax? Here’s an explanation you’ll understand

What just happened to our tax? Here's an explanation you'll understand So far, Labor is $95 ahead of the Coalition, for many Australians. Shutterstock Peter Martin, Crawford...

The Coalition says the silliest things about economic management

Riddle me this: if “free market” politicians think that the role of governments is to get out of the way, then what do they do all...

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...

It’s the budget cash splash that reaches back in time

It’s the budget cash splash that reaches back in time Peter Martin, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University Talk about retrospective. In his determination...

Budget 2019 at a glance: Infographic

Tax cuts of $1080 could be in workers’ pockets from July 1 under Scott Morrison’s election battle budget, which forecasts a “back in black”...