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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Government

ScoMo tells the truth about real estate, gets the sin bin

On Monday, Treasurer Scott Morrison told the truth. On Friday he was gone, gone as the government's chief spokesman for the economy that is,...

Banks in denial about cash scam

The inquiry into the banks, the Clayton's Royal Commission if you like, kicked off today with NAB boss Andrew Thorburn giving evidence. The committee would...

Taxing multinationals: no new laws needed, just execute the ones we have

Some excellent response to the piece on Goldman Sachs and Australia's biggest brewer SABMiller skiving out of tax and lodging dodgy accounts. This respondent...

How Goldman Sachs and Australia’s biggest brewer SAB pay no tax

Nowhere is the impotence of politicians and regulators more costly than in their failure to stand up to multinational corporations dodging tax. The poachers are...

Corporate tax reform stalls while government axes welfare

As the government takes the long-handle to penalty rates, family benefits and climate-change funding - while dangling a $50 billion package of tax cuts...

Ben Fordham – Youth Locked Out Of Property Market

Talking with Ben about the deluge of Chinese black money, property prices and government dragging the chain on AML reforms.

Splendid! Let’s lock an entire generation of Australians out of the property market

As the government dithers over money laundering policy, policy which would keep a lid on Chinese buyers whipping up a frenzy in city property...

Australia’s March To Corporatocracy

Confounding the familiar government narrative of reckless spending binges by Labor, the Coalition actually has the record of greater profligacy when it comes to...

Talking power prices with Wendy Harmer ABC 702

Both sides of politics are once again engulfed in a fervent energy blame-fest, an ideological battle of coal versus renewables. Regulation has failed in electricity...

ABC, SBS duck for cover on taxpayer rip-off

ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie and SBS boss Michael Ebeid have refused to answer questions about their media organisations freeloading on the public purse. http://www.michaelwest.com.au/towering-cheek-ii-billion-dollar-squatters/ Following...

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