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Australia’s ruling class is in denial. The AFR’s business summit proves it.

Australia’s ruling class is in denial. The AFR’s business summit proves it.

Australia's business elite remains convinced all it needs to do to restore community trust is offer a better "narrative". It's a view only the deeply delusional and out of touch could possibly hold.

Aussie boardrooms set to be overrun by union thugs… say the Oz and AFR

Aussie boardrooms set to be overrun by union thugs… say the Oz and AFR

The latest scare campaign against industry super funds is the fantasy that trade unions will start calling the shots for big business.

Why is the Fin Review backing this absurd super proposal?

Why is the Fin Review backing this absurd super proposal?

Based on its recent performance under Peter Costello, the Future Fund shouldn't be allowed anywhere near super. So why is a publication controlled by Peter Costello's company spruiking the idea?

The dark spectre of having to obey the law now haunts Australian boards

The dark spectre of having to obey the law now haunts Australian boards

If Australia's board heavyweights don't like the idea of more regulation for the way they conduct themselves, they have only themselves to blame.

The AFR’s neoliberal remake of The Usual Suspects

The AFR’s neoliberal remake of The Usual Suspects

Once again, a tiny pack of interest-rate hawks at the Australian Financial Review are demanding the economy be crunched in the name of neoliberal orthodoxy.

AFR’s Young Rich List full of very dull and attractive ciphers

AFR’s Young Rich List full of very dull and attractive ciphers

The Young Rich List is recommended every year to any person briefly comforted by the thought that it doesn’t take brains, ingenuity or a clue to make a pile of money. It just takes money.

David Leyonhjelm is the hero we need right now

David Leyonhjelm is the hero we need right now

As the Senator says, by allowing ourselves to be cowed into not saying that it’s OK to be white, we are letting the white supremacists win.

Could Australia survive another financial crisis?

Could Australia survive another financial crisis?

If there's another financial crisis, is Australia well-placed to respond? Not as well as we might be.

Real power isn’t about powerful individuals

Real power isn’t about powerful individuals

If there's anything we should take from the banking royal commission, it's that lists of the powerful shed little light on how power is really wielded, and even distract from focusing on the systems that channel corporate power.

AFR poster boy ends up at the bottom of investor list

AFR poster boy ends up at the bottom of investor list

Mike Kane, CEO of Boral, has found himself in some undesirable company according to the Australian Financial Review.