Jason MurphySep 13, 201624 Comments
Australia needs to regulate enormous cars, writes economist Jason Murphy, because the current system is an arms race that will end up in fatalities.
Bernard KeaneSep 12, 201617 Comments
The failure of the latest attempt to dislodge Clover Moore from the City of Sydney mayoralty illustrates how big business is driving resentment against itself.
Bernard KeaneSep 12, 20169 Comments
Peter Costello wants someone to get taxes down -- unlike he managed. We have just the treasurer in mind.
Sep 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.
Sep 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.
Bernard KeaneSep 6, 201611 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull likes to preach free trade at summits, but is a fierce protectionist back home.
Bernard KeaneSep 6, 201616 Comments
There's little interest from either side of politics in banning foreign donations: they're worth millions to them.
Bernard KeaneSep 5, 201612 Comments
The government's inconsistency on trade and protectionism render it incapable of dealing with the surge in economic populism.
Sep 5, 20166 Comments
Companies now contribute less tax than under Labor, writes economics reporter Alan Austin.
Sep 2, 20166 Comments
The US government is angered by the European Union acting as a "supranational tax authority" -- presumably because the US thinks only it can act as global corporate policeman, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.