Alan AustinAug 21, 20179 Comments
The government is claiming unemployment is down and jobs are up. But their numbers were fudged by a little bit of economic trickery, with the ABC apparently willing to parrot these misleading figures.
Bernard KeaneAug 18, 201711 Comments
How should Australia respond if protectionism ramps up across the world? And what can governments do to convince voters of the benefits of free trade? The Productivity Commission has some interesting answers.
Sally WhyteAug 18, 20174 Comments
How could the National Party have missed that three of its 22 federal MPs might be dual citizens?
Guy RundleAug 18, 20174 Comments
Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest has successfully fought off a mining lease from a rival miner on his land. However, in doing so he may have set a precedent that can work against him.
Guy RundleAug 18, 201720 Comments
Another day, another WikiLeaks beat up. Guy Rundle dissects the latest headline which cried conspiracy.
Irfan YusufAug 18, 20171 Comment
If Pauline Hanson wants to know what it's like to wear a burqa as part of everyday life, perhaps she should ask my mother whether she felt oppressed.
Emily WatkinsAug 18, 201722 Comments
No one was talking about banning the burqa yesterday morning. Now everyone is.
Aug 18, 20176 Comments
The La Rambla attack in Barcelona tragically shows the adaptive capabilities of terrorists.
Aug 18, 20175 Comments
If the government could concentrate for a moment, it could explain to the electorate how well employment has been going recently -- and how widespread the benefits are, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
Bob GosfordAug 18, 2017
When TFS, now Quintis, received major project status from the Country Liberal Party many were sceptical. But now the new Gunner government has decided to continue backing the company, we have to ask whether any of this stands up to scrutiny.