CrikeyMay 26, 20168 Comments
It'd be fine for business to lecture the rest of us about public policy if they weren't busy trashing billions in shareholder wealth. Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
Jason MurphyMay 20, 201611 Comments
Yes, dairy farmers are doing it tough. But commodity prices rise and fall, and the government can't bail out every commodity maker.
Michael SainsburyMay 4, 20164 Comments
ScoMo has it wrong on China. But don't worry, Moz, almost all Aussie treasurers do.
Bernard KeaneApr 27, 201639 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.
Apr 21, 201621 Comments
This is a government of ex-bankers and its package for banking "oversight" might hand more control to the banks. Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer report.
Bernard KeaneApr 15, 20166 Comments
Labor's hastily assembled steel policy is a silly resort to pseudo-protectionism and bureaucracy for an industry that should be allowed to compete or die.
Bernard KeaneApr 13, 201623 Comments
The campaign against the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal is based on an attempt to discredit any link between how truckies are paid and safety.
Bernard KeaneApr 11, 201611 Comments
The government says ASIC is all that is needed to police the banks -- but it has savagely cut the regulator's funding.
Bernard KeaneApr 5, 201616 Comments
The global banks at the centre of the Panama Papers have a long history of criminal activity -- for which they have never been criminally prosecuted.