Bernard Keane September 12, 2017 26 Comments
As politicians panic about the energy crisis they themselves have created, some old ideas are suddenly fashionable again.
Bernard Keane September 12, 2017 8 Comments
The Liberal party is continuing its efforts to demonise the industry super sector despite the role of employer groups, and its successful performance.
Bernard Keane September 8, 2017 13 Comments
While everyone has assumed the Prime Minister wants to get a Clean Energy Target through his partyroom, what if his goal is actually to demonise Labor instead?
Bernard Keane September 7, 2017 16 Comments
Let free markets and private capital operate unencumbered by regulation, the right demands. Until, um, free markets produce results they have an ideological problem with.
Bernard Keane September 6, 2017 16 Comments
Would you buy a used coal-fired power station from this man? Malcolm Turnbull insists we need to keep running old coal-fired plants to keep the lights on.
Bernard Keane September 1, 2017 14 Comments
Nuclear power is affordable, says the Minerals Council. But the market (and power companies) beg to differ.
Bernard Keane August 31, 2017 8 Comments
It's time for compromise on a Clean Energy Target -- set it to allow for coal, and wait for investors to show up to build new coal-fired power plants. The catch is, it's unlikely any will.
Bernard Keane August 29, 2017 12 Comments
Banking regulators have been focusing on financial industry culture for years, but it hasn't halted the stream of bank scandals. It's time to stop talking about culture and act.
Bernard Keane August 29, 2017 5 Comments
The government insists union thuggery has seen construction costs skyrocket. There's only one problem -- construction costs have actually fallen ...
Crikey August 28, 2017 3 Comments
The banking regulator has announced it will conduct an independent inquiry into the Commonwealth Bank's culture. It's a good idea -- but someone else should be doing it, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.