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NBN foolishness (again)

We haven’t had a whack at the NBN in, gee, it must be a couple of weeks. Gillard’s latest contribution in the OZ today  is a good excuse to get back to it. “A government-commissioned report by Greenhill Caliburn, released … Continue reading

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Gittins: “the era of widespread reform is long gone”.

I used to have quite a bit of time for Ross Gittins. He seemed to do a fairly good job of explaining basic economics in his SMH column. Lately he seems to have lost focus and developed a tendency to … Continue reading

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Gillard Wins?

I’m kind of glad that Abbott did not make the promises to the independents he would have to have made to get support. The letter to Oakeshott making fairly specific promises about roads, hospitals and a university camus is not … Continue reading

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Ellis on song.

I am a fan of Bob Ellis’s writings. I have enjoyed most of his political books though have been embarrassed for him over his attempts to write about economics. Following his stuff on Unleashed over the past few months, I … Continue reading

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