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NT News ‘final solution’ comment in breach of press standards

NT News ‘final solution’ comment in breach of press standards

The Australian Press Council has found the NT News in breach of its standards by publishing a text message about Eurovision that referred to the "final solution".

Trump’s tariffs score a win against his media enemies

Trump’s tariffs score a win against his media enemies

Deep cuts have been announced at the New York Daily News, perhaps the most anti-trump paper in the US, as the president's newspaper tariffs take their toll.

Think we’re better than Trump on protectionism? Think again.

Think we’re better than Trump on protectionism? Think again.

We're little better than Donald Trump when it comes to protecting our steel industry. And we're paying for the stupidity.

Why smart economists hate the TPP (and you should too)

Why smart economists hate the TPP (and you should too)

The TPP is not all it seems, writes economist and freelance journalist Jason Murphy.

Toyota decision should herald the immediate end of car tariffs

Toyota decision should herald the immediate end of car tariffs

The decision by Toyota to end manufacturing in Australia means there is no further rationale for our remaining car tariffs. The government should immediately dump them.

Plan B? How a green tariff could save the carbon price

Plan B? How a green tariff could save the carbon price

Here's a way to save the carbon price; levy a green tariff at the border, so Australian industry doesn't suffer. Critics say that would breach international trade law, but hold on -- Crikey has found that's not necessarily the case.

Time to get real on the (in)significance of the car industry

Time to get real on the (in)significance of the car industry

The car industry is a footnote in the Australian economy, not the huge employer it once was. Its loss will have limited economic impacts, and now is a good time for tough decisions.

The strange reform hypocrisy of Australian business

The strange reform hypocrisy of Australian business

Australian business has an ordinary record of backing economic reform.

Merry Christmas (banana war is over)

Merry Christmas (banana war is over)

The European Union has finally agreed to lower tariffs on banana imports, ending the 15-year "banana war" over the preferential treatment given to growers in the Caribbean and Africa over those in South America.