Bernard KeaneAug 30, 20163 Comments
What does the nation's self-appointed fiscal guardian say when the Coalition presides over a massive budget blowout? Why, it finds excuses not available to Labor.
Bernard KeaneAug 29, 20169 Comments
Australia's premier business lobby group is an extremist body which promotes policies strongly rejected by voters.
Aug 29, 20169 Comments
If Scott Morrison is so worried about the “taxed-nots”, he should lower the barriers to access to the tools that allow us to see who’s following the rules, write Roman Lanis and Ross McClure.
Aug 26, 20166 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.
Aug 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.
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.
Aug 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.
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.
Aug 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.
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.