Bernard KeaneMay 3, 2016
Labor's proposed climate action policy has garnered strong support from voters, while voters continue to become disenchanted with the Prime Minister.
Bernard KeaneMay 2, 20167 Comments
The important elements of the budget will be its expectations about the economy and the path back to surplus -- but attention will focus on the handouts.
Bernard KeaneMay 2, 20169 Comments
The Coalition has performed yet another backflip on Gonski funding -- illustrating that when it comes to schools funding, it is incapable of a coherent position.
Bernard KeaneApr 29, 20169 Comments
The government's re-election strategy is to nullify Labor's strong points and then go on the offensive, but it relies on everything going right for it. And along came Manus Island ...
Bernard KeaneApr 28, 201614 Comments
Labor's climate policy is ill-defined but puts it significantly further ahead of a government still in the throes of climate denial and delusion.
Bernard KeaneApr 27, 201638 Comments
The business community in Australia are fair-weather neoliberals whose only real commitment is to "reform" that suits them, and many politicians are no better.
Bernard KeaneApr 27, 20167 Comments
Labor has taken the lead as the unofficial election campaign gets underway, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull no longer the rocket fuel for the Coalition vote he used to be.
Bernard KeaneApr 26, 201623 Comments
The government has announced the winning bid for Australia's next generation of submarines and South Australia and protectionism have come out ahead.
Bernard KeaneApr 26, 201653 Comments
The government is engaged in a war on young Australians across multiple fronts. Negative gearing is just one of them.
Bernard KeaneApr 22, 201619 Comments
The government started its election campaign defending against Labor's successful tactics. But there are long-term problems in each of those areas that aren't being considered.