March 14, 2018 20
Disempowerment lies behind the angst that has fueled the rise of minor parties in recent elections. And there is substance to voters' concerns.
March 5, 2018 28
A new report illustrates how effectively middle and high-income earners have used the tax system and NIMBYism to drive low-income earners out of housing ownership
January 22, 2018
Good morning, early birds. New data shows that the government's capital gains tax discount is, increasingly, a financial luxury only available to Australia's top earners. Plus, our last local hope for the 2018 Australian Open crashes out of the competition. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
November 25, 2016 31
For nanny statists, there'll always be another threat to exploit to impose controls on low-income people. The sugar tax is only the latest.
November 24, 2016 30
Yes, something should be done to prevent Australians consuming so much sugar. But forcing low-income consumers to pay more for it is not the solution.
December 9, 2015 2
GST is not the lowest-hanging fruit when it comes to tax reform, writes economist John Quiggin.
June 11, 2015 2
Crikey readers discuss housing and other matters of the day.
June 1, 2015 7
The Grattan researchers forgot quite a few things about Queensland, writes economist and University of Queensland academic John Quiggin
October 23, 2014 4
The revolving door between politics and journalism ... conservative and liberal names ... the wrong Freya Newman .,.
October 22, 2014
Memories of Gough Whitlam ... staffers have to stand at the back ... it's the other Imbruglia sister ...