If a treasurer or a billionaire blames quantitative easing for rising inequality and argues the best solution is to lower taxes, I recommend a little scepticism, writes James Morley.
David Folkenflik’s book is a well written account of some of the most dramatic events surrounding Murdoch’s career and impact, but there are some odd absences, writes David McKnight.
What really enables Australia to prosper is its insistence on combining the entrepreneur's right to “have a go” with the traditional egalitarian capacity for the “fair go”, argues Tim Harcourt.
Over the course of the 2013 federal election, we will experience a real time experiment into the degree of influence exerted by Rupert Murdoch on Australian political life, writes David McKnight.
The prospect of having all significant Australian newspapers controlled by just two individuals suggests a bleak outlook for the coverage of political debate, argues David McKnight.