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Seven West Media chairman Kerry Stokes (Image: AAP/David Moir).

Kerry Stokes and Peter Costello come out for AGM play

Despite rivals Seven and Nine conducting clashing AGMs, online meetings meant we were still able to witness the gory details of both — and throw in a few uncomfortable questions.

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and former treasurers Wayne Swan and Peter Costello

The surplus fetish vanishes before our very eyes — but was it ever really there?

Suddenly our obsession with budget surpluses has vanished — so quickly as to raise questions about what it ever really meant.

Nine Chairman Peter Costello and Qantas CEO Alan Joyce (Images: AAP)

Tip of the Day: Joyce and Costello’s unity ticket pushes for open borders, not an open nation

Nine and Qantas have teamed up to take on border closures... or at least, some border closures.

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Australia’s budget surplus obsession has gone too far

Australian politics' fetishisation of the budget surplus does nothing but make treasurer after treasurer look like an idiot.

Twenty years on, GST’s lies hide a more banal truth — and reveal the impact of vested interests

While neoliberals are celebrating 20 years of the GST, there's no evidence it delivered the kind of benefits promised at the time. And, as always, it reflects the power of vested interests.

The thoughts of Chairman Pete

Peter Costello blames central banks for creating populism. Alas, the blame lies a little closer to home.

Alan Jones says ‘down, down’ with Coles

Alan Jones has called for his listeners to boycott Coles. I'm sure the 2GB ad sales team is just thrilled.

Nine chair Peter Costello (Image: AAP/Dean Lewins)

We need to talk about Peter

The decision of Nine to host a fundraiser for the Liberal Party raises serious questions about the company's political bias and casts fresh scrutiny on the chairmanship of Peter Costello.

Media companies go back to the government honeypot

Some of Australia’s biggest media companies are once again buzzing back to the government for support.

Does every media company board need an ex-Liberal?

Former politicians bring skills and experiences that are often lacking in the usual suspects you’ll find on boards of private companies, but they pose other concerns.

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