Australia needs a new social contract if it's to emerge from this crisis in one piece, writes Wayne Swan.
With the government suddenly changing its tune on economic stimulus amid the growing coronavirus crisis, former federal treasurer Wayne Swan asks if Morrison and co have what it takes to keep the country afloat.
The government has been in ABC attack mode since 2013, the same year it promised in opposition there would be no cuts to the ABC.
History will conclude that the critics of Labor’s GFC response 10 years ago were hopelessly wrong. By avoiding a sudden, deep recession, Australia also avoided testing out what its effect may have been on our democratic system.
The revelation that one in three corporations paid no tax in Australia last year has highlighted again a few inconvenient truths about Australia's corporate termite problem.
At home and abroad, the business class elite suffer from the blindness of affluence, writes former Australian treasurer Wayne Swan.