The big four consulting firms are becoming embedded in Australia's public sector, and that's a serious threat to good governance. The Greens propose to make a start in reining them in, but more is required.
Once again the great and the good have gathered in Switzerland for the neoliberal frolic of Davos. But the real message of the World Economic Forum is that we have to accept the dominance of multinational corporations.
A new study from the US discredits the argument that corporate tax rates are falling because of countries trying to lure precious capital. Instead, it's because of multinational tax avoidance.
In the early 1980s, pressure was building against the Northern Territory as a tax haven and those protecting it.
The weight of evidence is turning against corporate tax cuts as Moody's blasts Donald Trump's proposal for tax windfalls for the world's biggest companies, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
Australia's construction industry has declined for three years in a row. This has never, ever happened before.
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BHP Billiton is going to change its name to repair its reputation with the community. We can think of some better ways than changing the letterhead.