Bill Shorten addressed the National Press Club on Tuesday and committed a future Labor government to a policy of full employment. When asked by Leigh Sales on… Read more “The Coalition’s False Employment Boast”
Two Questions Scott Morrison Needs to be Asked.
In the next few months, media writers, commentators and interviewers will find politicians breaking down doors in an effort to have themselves heard on radio, written about… Read more “Two Questions Scott Morrison Needs to be Asked.”
Morrison misreads the state of the Economy
The latest national accounts figures for the December quarter, as boring as they may be to some, caused the Treasurer, Scott Morrison to be upbeat about the… Read more “Morrison misreads the state of the Economy”
Turnbull, the Puppet P.M.
After observing Malcolm Turnbull for the past five months, nothing could be clearer to the shrewd onlooker. If his accession to the leadership was to signal something… Read more “Turnbull, the Puppet P.M.”
Government Surpluses Threaten Consumers’ Savings
Explaining to people that surplus budgets threaten peoples’ savings is probably the best way to improve their understanding of a national economy and help rid us of… Read more “Government Surpluses Threaten Consumers’ Savings”
Undermining prosperity and subverting public pupose
If you believe nothing of what politicians tell you leading up to this election, you will be the better for it. If you want to learn the… Read more “Undermining prosperity and subverting public pupose”
It’s all just numbers in a computer
The strength of a nation’s wealth is its GDP, its gross domestic product, its ability to produce goods and services that people here and overseas want to… Read more “It’s all just numbers in a computer”
The Game is Rigged.
A short video by Robert Reich lasting just 2 minutes 35 seconds landed in my news feed on Facebook a few days ago. For all I know… Read more “The Game is Rigged.”
Blogging for a Better Australia
What do the following have in common: Tony Abbott, Joe Hockey, Arthur Sinodinos, David Johnston, Bronwyn Bishop, Jamie Briggs, Eric Abetz, Mal Brough, Kevin Andrews, Bruce Billson?… Read more “Blogging for a Better Australia”
Election 2016: Some Economic Myth-Busters
A Happy New Year to everyone and in case you have forgotten, 2016 is an election year. Regardless of one’s personal preference for a conservative or progressive… Read more “Election 2016: Some Economic Myth-Busters”