With the world currently in the process of tearing itself apart piece by piece as the failed Western neoliberal project succumbs to the internal contradictions and terminal imbalances of unfettered globalisation, finance capitalism, and residual and covert imperialism, you’d be … Read more
Dear Prime Minister Turnbull,
I am writing to belatedly and publicly call your bluff on your so called ‘innovation agenda’, which forms a key plank of your ‘Plan’ for jobs and growth. There are all kinds of reasons to be … Read more
Cross-posted from Prosper.org.au, by Karl Fitzgerald, February 6th 2016
The fate of the last three prime ministers is intimately linked to their failure to explain the rapidly changing economic fortunes of this country.
Australia’s multi-decade boom in living standards is now confirmed as over. All the economic indicators and … Read more
No one enjoys being unpopular, especially in our vain, materialistic and often dull contemporary Australia. Popularity is as important to Australians as soy flat-whites, low-hanging filament light bulbs, and the eponymous weekend real estate lift out. Oh, and having 24 … Read more