Richard Denniss is the chief economist at the Australia Institute.
By this author
Weal of fortune
Rebuilding the economy means government investment, but not all public spending is equal
The Morrison election: What we know now
Why did low-income voters turn to the Coalition while wealthy urbanites voted Labor?
Super heroes or super villains?
How the secretive trillionaire superannuation funds are using your money to reshape capitalism
What the government thinks you’re worth
Our nation’s economists have a price on your head, dead or alive
Labor’s great big new tax plan
Bill Shorten wants to reframe how we tackle the budget
How neoliberalism redefined growth in the ugliest of ways – a Quarterly Essay extract
Why Adani won’t die
The Carmichael coalmine is as much about symbols and interests as it is about jobs and money
Sensible economics made simple – a Richard Denniss book extract
Canberra needs a watchdog
Who is keeping an eye on our federal politicians?
Grandfathering the Australian dream
House prices, insecure work and growing debts … Who can afford a stake in today’s society?
The energy crisis is all about politics rather than supply
A big dump
Why is the South Australian government so enthused about a nuclear waste dump?
Feeding the beast
Billion-dollar burnouts keep emissions rising
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