Richard Denniss is the chief economist at the Australia Institute.
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Ignoring the gap
The budget shows that the government is not interested in lifting women out of poverty
Fear of spending
So what is MMT and why should you care?
Which jobs and what growth?
We need to talk about the economy
Weal of fortune
Rebuilding the economy means government investment, but not all public spending is equal
Super heroes or super villains?
How the secretive trillionaire superannuation funds are using your money to reshape capitalism
The Morrison election: What we know now
Why did low-income voters turn to the Coalition while wealthy urbanites voted Labor?
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?
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