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Turnbull's Trans Pacific Protectionism in the Big Apple

Turnbull's Trans Pacific Protectionism in the Big Apple

Bernard KeaneSep 19, 20168 Comments

Malcolm Turnbull is trying to breathe life into the universally despised Trans Pacific Partnership while turning his back on free trade locally.

Coal is amazing -- amazingly insignificant to our economy

Coal is amazing -- amazingly insignificant to our economy

Rod CampbellSep 16, 20163 Comments

Phasing out coal production would have a negligible impact on our economy, writes director of research at The Australia Institute Rod Campbell.

Turnbull blinks on super, but gets a good outcome

Turnbull blinks on super, but gets a good outcome

Bernard KeaneSep 15, 201610 Comments

It's ugly, and involves a broken promise and a cave-in, but Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison have finally delivered on the economic reform they promised.

Charity really does begin at home, Pauline

Charity really does begin at home, Pauline

Bernard KeaneSep 15, 20168 Comments

Pauline Hanson wants immigration halted so we can look after the sick and the old. Except immigrants look after the sick and the old ...

Want to get taxes down? Who ya gonna call?!

Want to get taxes down? Who ya gonna call?!

Bernard KeaneSep 12, 20169 Comments

Peter Costello wants someone to get taxes down -- unlike he managed. We have just the treasurer in mind.

Blasts from the past bring outdated views to economic debate

Glenn Dyer and Bernard KeaneSep 9, 20163 Comments

An effective response to economic populism isn't likely to include berating workers and complaining about the need to slash spending while proposing tax cuts, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Strong GDP result sends Australia back to top, with a promise of more

Strong GDP result sends Australia back to top, with a promise of more

Bernard Keane and Glenn DyerSep 7, 20164 Comments

Australia has racked up 25 years without a recession, and has lifted productivity again as the national accounts show a stronger economy than many forecast. Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

An anti-dumper and an iron ore producer walk into a rebar...

An anti-dumper and an iron ore producer walk into a rebar...

Bernard KeaneSep 6, 201611 Comments

Malcolm Turnbull likes to preach free trade at summits, but is a fierce protectionist back home.

Fool Britannia: Turnbull two-times us on free trade and protectionism

Fool Britannia: Turnbull two-times us on free trade and protectionism

Bernard KeaneSep 5, 201612 Comments

The government's inconsistency on trade and protectionism render it incapable of dealing with the surge in economic populism.

Company profits soar, but taxes MIA

Alan AustinSep 5, 20166 Comments

Companies now contribute less tax than under Labor, writes economics reporter Alan Austin.

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