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Treasurer, here's a new recruit to the ranks of the taxed-nots

Treasurer, here's a new recruit to the ranks of the taxed-nots

Glenn Dyer and Bernard KeaneAug 26, 20164 Comments

Forget Scott Morrison's taxed and taxed-nots -- his big problem this week was some shocking results from two of the country's biggest companies, write Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane.

GDP-brained: the AFR gets it wrong on inflation and interest rates

John QuigginAug 26, 20161 Comment

The obvious problem being ducked here is that, if the RBA sticks to inflation-targeting, it may well have to cut interest rates all the way to zero.

Tax-and-spend Liberals too mired in hypocrisy to face populist challenge

Tax-and-spend Liberals too mired in hypocrisy to face populist challenge

Bernard KeaneAug 25, 201618 Comments

Supporters of liberal economics need to muscle up to populists, but the Right is too confused and divided to strike back against economic nationalists and interventionists.

Wesfarmers wildly misses the Target -- too involved with the Business Council, perhaps?

Wesfarmers wildly misses the Target -- too involved with the Business Council, perhaps?

Glenn Dyer and Bernard KeaneAug 24, 20164 Comments

Wesfarmers' annual result this morning suggests directors might be too busy at the increasingly embarrassing Business Council of Australia to control their management, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Morrison mugged by reality on superannuation data

Morrison mugged by reality on superannuation data

Bernard KeaneAug 24, 20169 Comments

New data on the performance of our superannuation funds yet again demonstrates how blinkered the Liberal Party is about industry super.

Police pursue journalists in Parliament House NBN raid

Police pursue journalists in Parliament House NBN raid

Bernard Keane and Josh TaylorAug 24, 201621 Comments

The Australian Federal Police have raided Parliament House as their hunt for NBN Co whistleblowers erupts into the political arena again. Bernard Keane and Josh Taylor write.

We are relying more on women. How about paying them fairly?

We are relying more on women. How about paying them fairly?

Bernard KeaneAug 23, 20164 Comments

A new report on inequality gets to grips with many issues undermining equality and economic growth. Gender and the way our workforce is changing is part of the story.

Dear Scott, coal's a dud investment

Dear Scott, coal's a dud investment

Bernard KeaneAug 22, 20164 Comments

Scott Morrison says industry super doesn't invest in coal mining for ideological, not performance, reasons. As it happens, coal mining has performed terribly - and industry super performs well.

The RBA can't fix our growth woes -- only government can do that

The RBA can't fix our growth woes -- only government can do that

Bernard Keane and Glenn DyerAug 22, 20165 Comments

Extending the Reserve Bank's goal from inflation to nominal GDP growth is a foreign solution to a problem that Australia can't fix via monetary policy, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

Nanny state govt doubles down on failed online gambling ban

Nanny state govt doubles down on failed online gambling ban

Bernard KeaneAug 22, 20164 Comments

Rather than accept that banning online gambling doesn't work and makes problem gambling worse, the government is determined to impose a nanny state solution.

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