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Dan Mitchell on the US Government shutdown.
The second lesson is that some parts of government should be shut down permanently.
If people don’t care or notice that a department is temporarily closed, they probably won’t care or notice if it is permanently closed.
I think that message applies to bureaucracies that are affected by the current shutdown (such as HUD and Transportation) as well as to some of the bureaucracies that are unaffected (Education, Energy, Agriculture, etc).
STEPHEN HICKS. This is the programme. It is all happening in March with events in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide.
Across the nation, thousands of companies are desperate to mitigate the hit from electricity costs that have doubled since 2016. These smaller, often family-run firms are collectively known as the Mittelstand and form crucial links in the supply chains for Germany’s biggest firms, employing almost 20 million people and producing more in sales than Spain’s economy.
For nerds, a profile of Harold Demetz.
Another feature. Shelley Gare’s upside down world commentary coming to you from the Sydney Institute.
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