Searching for smart tax implementation? Look a little closer to home

Searching for smart tax implementation? Look a little closer to home

February 22, 2018

The government of Singapore has revealed a new plan to boost GST and implement a carbon tax to offset predicted budget strain — foresight the Turnbull government could use.

Why teens’ protests over US gun laws demand serious attention

Why teens’ protests over US gun laws demand serious attention

February 21, 2018 12

US students have been making headlines recently for their vocal opposition to the nation's gun laws. And they aren't backing down.

Strange bedfellows as Syrian government moves to support US-backed fighters

Strange bedfellows as Syrian government moves to support US-backed fighters

February 20, 2018 1

The Syrian government has pivoted towards helping US-supported Kurdish forces in their fight against a Turkish invasion in Northern Syria, further muddling the region's complex web of alliances.

Is Benjamin Netanyahu going to be charged with corruption?

Is Benjamin Netanyahu going to be charged with corruption?

February 19, 2018 3

The long standing Israeli Prime Minister could be in trouble, but the road to indictment is long.

The Year of The Dog follows a dog of a year between Australia and China

The Year of The Dog follows a dog of a year between Australia and China

February 16, 2018 8

It's the Lunar New Year, and hopefully a time for a fresh start for gradually darkening Australia China relations.

Dope new study examines how we can tackle bikies

Dope new study examines how we can tackle bikies

February 14, 2018 12

The problem of effective bikie laws, which have been alluding authorities for the better part of a decade, would do well to look at the undeniable affects that drug legalisation has on organised crime

Will Telstra’s adventures abroad plug its leaks back home?

Will Telstra’s adventures abroad plug its leaks back home?

February 14, 2018 3

Amid a slew of bad deals and a stagnant share-price, shareholders shouldn't hold their breath that Telstra's Asian excursions will pay off.

Israel ushers in a dangerous new era with attacks on Iran

Israel ushers in a dangerous new era with attacks on Iran

February 13, 2018 4

This is about much more than a downed jet.

The death of legendary Pakistani lawyer Asma Jahangir is a blow to human rights everywhere

The death of legendary Pakistani lawyer Asma Jahangir is a blow to human rights everywhere

February 13, 2018 1

The death of Jahangir, who was a champion of women and human rights, drew calls to continue her work from across Pakistani's ideological spectrum.

Imagine if our lazy banking oligopoly had to answer to US regulators

Imagine if our lazy banking oligopoly had to answer to US regulators

and February 7, 2018 4

Say what you like about the Americans, but their corporate regulators make ours look like PC Plod.