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Climate doubt merchants and their self-inflicted blindness

In recent years, the gulf between Coalition and Labor on anthropogenic global warming (AGW) has widened since politics overtook science in determining conservative attitudes on...

Gilead top brass still missing despite desperate search efforts

Dear readers, we are distressed to inform you that the leadership team of Gilead Sciences in Australia appears to have gone missing in the...

Opening statement to Senate Tax Inquiry

Statement by Michael West to the the Senate Economics Reference Committee inquiry into Corporate Tax Avoidance. It was at the last sitting day of parliament in 2015,...

Gas shortage! What gas shortage?

Gas Shortage? What shortage, asks IEEFA analyst Bruce Robertson in Part One of his analysis of who the big losers are in the East...

Diamonds are not Forever

As Australia's resources boom wanes, several Indigenous communities that were once promised prosperity have been left grappling with a legacy of endemic poverty and...

Goldman Sachs & News Corp tax tricks as Canberra claims battle won

Peering at the local accounts of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp and Goldman Sachs ... is the government's claim to have sorted multinational tax avoidance...

Cagey Chinese raider HNA needs eye of FIRB

China-watcher Michael Sainsbury is hoping the appointment of former spook David Irvine to the Foreign Investment Review Board will step up scrutiny of Chinese conglomerates...

Airbnb: Cuban design, Cuban disclosure

“Our new Sydney office captures what we value as a company: creativity, travel, and thoughtful design," said Airbnb Australia country manager Sam McDonagh in...

Philanthropy funds serious journalism in US. Why not here?

Monash University's Dr Bill Birnbauer has been advocating not-for-profit, tax-deductible public interest journalism since the 2012 Finkelstein Inquiry. Like Michael West, he sees the...

Corporate welfare Canavan calls for taxpayers to fund gas exploration

Matt Canavan is not only espousing a $1 billion taxpayer leg-up for Indian coal magnate Gautam Adani to build a rail line but has now...