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The costs of Australia’s endless pursuit of growth

Our pursuit of 'population, participation and productivity' has created a strong economy. But it doesn't necessarily create a strong society.

ASIC chairman James Shipton (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

What is to be done with ASIC?

Crikey readers discuss the problems of the ASIC and media-fuelled vigilantism.

The ballad of Ken Henry

Ken Henry was a public service legend. Today he stands chastened by a royal commission. What happened?

NAB chairman Ken Henry (Image AAP/Daniel Pockett)

Ken Henry is wrong. It’s not about corporations being nicer.

Relying on business to be nice to the community won't solve the problems of neoliberalism: the power imbalance that has favoured business over consumers and workers needs to be fixed.

Crikey Worm: Banks hit back at government, and what next for Manus Island detainees?

Small businesses are at risk from ransomware, NAB chairman Ken Henry is furious about the bank tax and Manus Island detainees told their time in the camp is coming to an end.  It's the news you need to know, by Charlie Lewis and Max Chalmers.

The review model, anyone would concede, served us well in the past. But no more.

Henry Tax Review a noble, but useless, exercise

The review model, anyone would concede, served us well in the past. But no more.

Australia needs to reframe its approach to economic policy, former Treasury Secretary Ken Henry urges, in one of the most insightful economic policy speeches of recent years.

Ken Henry urges a new, more compelling economic narrative

Australia needs to reframe its approach to economic policy, former Treasury Secretary Ken Henry urges, in one of the most insightful economic policy speeches of recent years.

Before you discard the Commission of Audit, reflect on this. Some of its proposals have been made by reviews before -- including a Labor-led review. Should we think twice?

The too-hard basket: economic ideas that just won’t go away

Before you discard the Commission of Audit, reflect on this. Some of its proposals have been made by reviews before -- including a Labor-led review. Should we think twice?

Labor's new Asian vision is a lot like its Keating-era big picture, only with more spin. Labor looks like the party with some vision of where it wants to go, even if that vision is mainly rear-vision.

Here’s one we prepared earlier: Labor goes back to Asia

Labor's new Asian vision is a lot like its Keating-era big picture, only with more spin. Labor looks like the party with some vision of where it wants to go, even if that vision is mainly rear-vision.

With the resources sector transitioning from boom times to just "good times", Canberra's tax take is on the slide. Without a bold fix it might be time for Wayne Swan to don the hard hat for real, says <b>Rob Burgess</b>.

Get a real job, Wayne — mining tax take won’t cut it

With the resources sector transitioning from boom times to just "good times", Canberra's tax take is on the slide. Without a bold fix it might be time for Wayne Swan to don the hard hat for real, says Rob Burgess.

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