Bernard Keane October 20, 2017 1 Comment
Electricity prices are likely to drive inflation up, making the challenge of stagnant wages more acute for policymakers, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
Alan Austin October 20, 2017
The Employment Minister tends to boast impressive figures in her monthly report on jobs growth, but just a little digging turns up a lot of fool's gold.
Bernard Keane October 20, 2017 12 Comments
The car industry cost Australians billions of dollars based on a misguided sense that car manufacturing was more important than other industries. But in retrospect, it looks cheap.
Bernard Keane October 19, 2017 10 Comments
The Brits had a go at Rio Tinto and have already settled. The Americans are now having their go. But in Australia, our corporate regulator is studiously silent.
Bernard Keane October 18, 2017 9 Comments
While they were lecturing Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard about tax, Rio Tinto was engaged in massive destruction of shareholder wealth. Now the US corporate regulator is gunning for them.
Bernard Keane October 18, 2017 48 Comments
There are a few tricks to Malcolm Turnbull's new energy policy. Here's how he did it.
Alan Austin October 17, 2017 8 Comments
Australia’s net worth tumbled in the two years Tony Abbott and Joe Hockey were PM and treasurer -- by a staggering $114.6 billion. It has collapsed by a further $76.2 billion since Turnbull took over.
Bernard Keane October 16, 2017 28 Comments
The problems of our failed electricity market are the same problems that crop up time and again when market economics is applied to crucial services.
Glenn Dyer October 16, 2017 1 Comment
It's unclear as to whether this strategy will convince anyone anywhere.
Glenn Dyer October 13, 2017
A Republican Congressman and early Trump supporter is under investigation amid suspicions he gave a leg-up to an Australian biotech company