Richard Denniss is the chief economist at the Australia Institute.
By this author
Grandfathering the Australian dream
House prices, insecure work and growing debts … Who can afford a stake in today’s society?
A big dump
Why is the South Australian government so enthused about a nuclear waste dump?
The energy crisis is all about politics rather than supply
Feeding the beast
Billion-dollar burnouts keep emissions rising
The message was clear
Brexit, Trump and the federal election show how the old categories of left and right are crumbling
Australia’s car industry has met policy failure head-on
The revolting backbench
Malcolm Turnbull’s greatest obstacle to tax reform is close to home
The language of deception
How politicians use econobabble to cloud public debate
Labor’s new game
Kevin Rudd gave the ALP its best chance for stable leadership
Of clowns and treasurers
Joe Hockey and the myth of Coalition economic management
Spreadsheets of power
How economic modelling is used to circumvent democracy and shut down debate
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