March 12, 2018 6
With Trump tax cut-funded share buybacks now worth over $200 billion in the US, company tax cut advocates have resorted to pretending share buybacks are just wonderful, thank you.
March 12, 2018 34
When our large trade deficit with the United States is held up as the reason we dodged Trump's tariffs, it's time to revisit some old claims about trade with the US.
March 9, 2018 16
Reserve Bank research shows just how much zoning decisions can add to the cost of housing -- to the benefit of NIMBY residents who enjoy huge property price gains as a result.
March 9, 2018 21
A government inquiry into the ABC and SBS is about to start, but it could be the smaller broadcaster that is the real target.
March 8, 2018 10
While the economy continues to rack up moderate growth, there are some weak points.
March 8, 2018 35
Arch-conservative Alexander Downer finds himself demonised as a left-wing agent of the Clintons as the far right struggles to discredit the investigation of Donald Trump.
March 7, 2018 19
Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe has spoilt the corporate tax cut argument by pointing to surging investment and ignoring the whole issue of tax.
March 7, 2018
A poor trade performance in the December quarter dragged down economic growth, the latest national accounts show.
March 7, 2018 16
If a journalist has a conflict of interest when they have contractual links with key participants in public debate, where does that leave News Corp?
March 6, 2018 16
We're little better than Donald Trump when it comes to protecting our steel industry. And we're paying for the stupidity.