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SPC illustrates failure of idiot protectionism

SPC illustrates failure of idiot protectionism

Four years ago an Australian company demanded, and got, protectionism for its Victorian operations. It was a waste.

Our auto subsidies were relatively low (and Keane is wrong)

Our auto subsidies were relatively low (and Keane is wrong)

Crikey readers talk government subsidies and what in the world we should do about Qantas.

How the age of entitlement is being restored for the Liberals’ friends

How the age of entitlement is being restored for the Liberals’ friends

Declaring that the age of entitlement is over makes sense as long as voters believe it's fair. But the government is being anything but.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Should Great Gatsby get the SPC treatment? ... songstress sick in Sydney ... newspaper to lose weekend section? ...

The real wage cuts you have when you’re not cutting wages

The real wage cuts you have when you’re not cutting wages

Having lost the productivity debate, some in business are pushing for real wage cuts -- an approach the Coalition supports but doesn't want to be seen endorsing. Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.