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‘Study’ claims Aussies rorted on car costs. If anything, we should be paying more

‘Study’ claims Aussies rorted on car costs. If anything, we should be paying more

Alan DaviesAug 24, 20162 Comments

What’s the appropriate and reasonable amount to spend on transport?

Police pursue journalists in Parliament House NBN raid

Police pursue journalists in Parliament House NBN raid

Bernard Keane and Josh TaylorAug 24, 201621 Comments

The Australian Federal Police have raided Parliament House as their hunt for NBN Co whistleblowers erupts into the political arena again. Bernard Keane and Josh Taylor write.

Labor branch stacking becomes an arms race, with Stability Pact a possible casualty of war

Labor branch stacking becomes an arms race, with Stability Pact a possible casualty of war

Ben ChieflyAug 23, 20166 Comments

The Conroy-aligned Right faction and Carr-aligned Left faction have daggers drawn in Victorian Labor. And Kim Carr could be the first casualty. Labor insider Ben Chiefly gives a behind-the-curtain look at the machinations of Victorian Labor.

We are relying more on women. How about paying them fairly?

We are relying more on women. How about paying them fairly?

Bernard KeaneAug 23, 20164 Comments

A new report on inequality gets to grips with many issues undermining equality and economic growth. Gender and the way our workforce is changing is part of the story.

Clinton isn’t just ‘one of the girls’ – powerful women do not feel your pain

Clinton isn’t just ‘one of the girls’ – powerful women do not feel your pain

Helen RazerAug 23, 201613 Comments

Powerful women appropriate the rhetoric of liberal feminism to further their own destructive agendas.

Rundle: don't give your right to free speech to the state -- you'll never get it back

Rundle: don't give your right to free speech to the state -- you'll never get it back

Guy RundleAug 23, 201623 Comments

New progressives wield their power through the culture, knowledge and policy production now at the centre of the economy. And they do it with much enthusiasm for extending unilateral judicial power.

Dear Scott, coal's a dud investment

Dear Scott, coal's a dud investment

Bernard KeaneAug 22, 20164 Comments

Scott Morrison says industry super doesn't invest in coal mining for ideological, not performance, reasons. As it happens, coal mining has performed terribly - and industry super performs well.

The RBA can't fix our growth woes -- only government can do that

The RBA can't fix our growth woes -- only government can do that

Bernard Keane and Glenn DyerAug 22, 20165 Comments

Extending the Reserve Bank's goal from inflation to nominal GDP growth is a foreign solution to a problem that Australia can't fix via monetary policy, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

Should MPs spend more time in Parliament?

Should MPs spend more time in Parliament?

Myriam RobinAug 22, 2016

Would more sitting days in Canberra actually result in more, and better, work being done?

Nanny state govt doubles down on failed online gambling ban

Nanny state govt doubles down on failed online gambling ban

Bernard KeaneAug 22, 20164 Comments

Rather than accept that banning online gambling doesn't work and makes problem gambling worse, the government is determined to impose a nanny state solution.

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