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News November 29, 2014
What Mark Scott is really doing with the ABC cuts
Funding cuts to the ABC play perfectly into the hands of the national broadcaster’s management.
News November 15, 2014
Luxembourg tax deals hard for G20 meeting to ignore
A timely leak of documents may finally force the G20’s hand on corporate tax dodging.
News November 22, 2014
Newman government courts Adani on Galilee Basin coal deal
As the market deserts coal, Queensland’s government is offering money to Indian mining giant Adani to exploit the state’s reserves.
News November 08, 2014
Who is running green politics?
While the Greens fight over relevance, the movement from which they were born is going professional.
News November 01, 2014
Breaking the grid-lock of Australia’s power companies
Innovative battery technology will not only change the way we drive, it could also radically alter the way we consume electricity.
News October 25, 2014
Calls are mounting for Coles and Woolworths to have their ruthless conduct with suppliers and competition practices more closely scrutinised.
News October 18, 2014
Kurds targetted at home now key allies in fight against IS
Australia is keen to aid the Kurds in the fight against the Islamic State, but less keen to admit we deem them terrorists at home.
News October 11, 2014
The Australia Institute are the real senate puppet masters
What is the Australia Institute and how did it cultivate such critical influence over the government’s agenda?
News October 04, 2014
The troubled campaign to privatise state assets
Governments love privatisation; the public loathes it. Elections can be won and lost on the strength of the disagreement.
News September 27, 2014
Betting against political resolve on gambling
Despite regulatory fig leaves, live and online gambling is growing exponentially. And there’s no will to change it.
News September 20, 2014
Terror laws also threaten right to protest
Hidden in new anti-terrorism laws are wide powers governments want to silence dissent and quash protest.
News September 13, 2014
Illegal donations from developers fund NSW Libs’ win
ICAC poses one big question: why would a party buy an election it has already won?