The pandemic is likely to exacerbate existing trends toward highly concentrated markets and investment, changing the nature of economic and political power as it does so.
The Reserve Bank board is likely to complete the transition to an entirely new monetary policy centred around quantitative easing when it meets in November.
We've entered an era of bigger government — and that means more power for the government to reward its friends, and more opportunities to rort spending to serve the government's political interests.
The Andrews government is willing to bend over backwards for an industry riddled with crime and corruption — not to mention animal abuse.
The government has long insisted the biggest threat to our security comes from sinister figures operating online. In fact it comes from some of our highest-profile companies failing to enforce the law.
The Leppington Triangle scandal is looming as one of the most damaging in decades — but for the bureaucracy, not for politicians.
NSW needs a leader with high personal standards and the authority to impose those standards on their colleagues. Gladys Berejiklian now has neither.
Despite being gifted an apparently guaranteed vote-winner, the ACT Liberals have failed again. Maybe land tax isn't the political killer it's made out to be.
To deal with a pervasive culture of corruption in Australia, we need strong, independent regulators. The federal government is committed to undermining independent bodies and bringing them under its control.
First it was fiscal policy. Now it's monetary policy. One by one the key tenets of neoliberalism are giving way in the face of global recession.