Topic archives: Adani

Canavan’s call to boycott Westpac a colossally stupid salvo in the new Truth Wars

May 2, 2017 12

Matt Canavan says Queenslanders should boycott Westpac since the bank is not going to lend money to the colossally wasteful Adani coal mine and becomes sucked into the Nationals Irony Generator.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

May 1, 2017 4

Will Fairfax swing the axe on budget day? ... Westpac decision just good business ... dispatches from the culture wars ...

Coal lies exposed, Adani’s house of cards teeters

April 18, 2017 17

From the backbench to foreign policy and economics, the budget and now Alan Jones, Adani is causing Turnbull all sorts of problems, writes Australia Institute executive director Ben Oquist.

Will Turnbull pander to Adani with a $900m loan?

April 12, 2017 26

The Turnbull government appears set to expand its rampant protectionism by handing nearly a billion dollars to Adani, while urban infrastructure projects with much greater benefits go begging.

Liberal senators push for Minerals Council wishlist, doubtless completely coincidentally

February 16, 2017 9

Coalition concerns over political activity by environmental groups mirrors the concerns of the coal lobby.

Sorry, ‘fake news’ isn’t information you don’t like

December 23, 2016 6

The concept of "fake news" distracts from the more serious challenge of quality journalism at time when there are fewer journalists, editors and producers to provide it.

In defence of protesting

December 6, 2016

Crikey readers discuss yesterday's edition.

Adani coming to Townsville

December 5, 2016 1

We're sure Adani will spruik its new project in terms of all the jobs it will create.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

December 5, 2016 6

Nazis on campus ... BobKat's big bill ... sour Grace ...

Adani handout a toxic mix of crony capitalism and protectionism

December 5, 2016 23

Australia's retreat into protectionism is likely to mean $1 billion in cheap money handed to the white elephant Carmichael coal project.