Nicholas Gruen likes the Australia Institute’s attempt to create a broader measure of economic wellbeing but is disappointed by the Genuine Progress Indicator’s left-handed approach to accounting.
Daniel Donahoo flips the standard approach to young parenthood upside down with a call for policies to support more people to have kids earlier.
After a week where rates have held our interest, Steve Keen lends a hand to those baffled by our monetary system with an answer to the basic question – where does money come from?
It may only take an apple a day to keep the doctors away – but should it really take a $200 dinner to keep them on their seats? Last week the ACCC threw some sand into the well-oiled wheels of… more
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Fred Argy delves into Northern Europe’'s success in social and economic policy, and asks if Australia will ever give the social investment model a fair go
The state slice of Australia’s total tax revenue hasn’t just shrunk; it’s been bulldozed. Kirk McKenzie thinks it’s time the states stopped taking it lying down
Tony McMichael, a nominee to the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, describes the health risks of climate change, and outlines eight key steps the health sector can take in response
In the second of two articles on the myths behind the education debate, Anthony Ashbolt shoots down the ‘hit list’ theory of Labor’s lost election.