Category Archives: Economics and the economy

Growing the Goo-ga Archipelago

Minister for the bravely coupled portfolios of women and finance wants the state to raise children: If women’s workforce participation matched men, we would increase GDP by 8.7 per cent or $353 billion by 2050.” – Katy Gallagher There is … Continue reading

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Uh-huh. But when is the price of electricity coming down?

We have to aim higher than just recovery. That’s why I say we need reform to achieve renewal. To drive the change that we need in the here and now, but always with a view to how we can shape … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and the economy, Fake news | 29 Comments

Hindering Sisyphus

Posted in Climate hoax, Economics and the economy | 7 Comments

Brown Sugar

I guess we all knew that, post-‘pandemic,’ barren Australia would crank up the immigration Ponzi jalopy. We should be equally unsurprised that it’s a Liberal demanding the prestige of citizenship be lowered even further. For a useful example of how … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Economics and the economy | 46 Comments

I don’t slash a price, mate

Albanese channels Hawke as he downs a beer to the roar of the crowd at Gang of Youths concert.

Posted in Economics and the economy, Federal politics | 37 Comments

Doctor In The House

The oddly-trained man helming a tinderbox economy is armed with folly and kero. Burchell Wilson: Treasurer Dr Jim Chalmers may have a PhD but it’s not in anything that matters and definitely not in economics. As far as I can … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and the economy, Politics | 30 Comments

Chook rorted $200m for nation’s most expensive ever attack ad

$325,000 per inmate: Queensland’s Wellcamp quarantine hub will be mothballed within days. The state government could have bought a one-bedroom unit for each guest. This was a trigger-happy decision to try and wedge the former federal government and this waste … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and the economy, State politics | 34 Comments

Albo’s price hike: Mr 33% makes electricity a luxury for the rich

Renew Balls – the yet to be invented baseload briquettes touted by Labor – fail Millions of Australian households have been warned to brace for savage hikes to their power bills after prices in the country’s biggest electricity market rocketed … Continue reading

Posted in Climate hoax, Economics and the economy | 39 Comments

Kamalanomics

His pronouns are he and him and he was standing at the dispatch box in a blue suit First, help Australians with the costs of living by cutting childcare costs for 1.6 million families and reducing barriers for parents, overwhelmingly … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and the economy, Fake news, Federal politics | 28 Comments

The fastest yearly increase since Adam and the Ants were No.1

Thank the climateer-warmonger alliance: US inflation hits a new 40-year record to reach 9.1pc.

Posted in Economics and the economy, Left-wing extremism | 21 Comments

Meanwhile, the shower in Trump Tower is kitsch and steaming

But they knew better: Hot water may be rationed in Germany as Putin’s gas squeeze tightens.

Posted in Economics and the economy, International | 7 Comments

Judith Sloan on state budgets as nationally consequential cons

Australia’s best economics columnist: Hey presto, enjoy these state budget conjuring tricks.

Posted in Economics and the economy, State politics | 11 Comments

Banned from paying for dinner, Putin retires for a night cap

🧵 What Russia’s debt default means for the world. Spoiler alert: not much. Who is affected? Data from the Bank for International Settlements shows French banks held about $4.5bn of Russian government bonds as of last year, while US lenders … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and the economy, International | 14 Comments

Germany runs out of gas while fighting the Russians – again

Then and now. pic.twitter.com/SfZvwcVXrt — James Melville (@JamesMelville) June 24, 2022

Posted in Climate hoax, Economics and the economy | 12 Comments

Biden said he’d reduce currency to “rubble” – and he was right!

Posted in Economics and the economy, Foreign policy | 12 Comments

Pandemic hoax + climate hoax + MMT hoax + Russia-baiting =

Global recession is coming. German data have fallen off a cliff in recent months. Germany's IFO measure of business confidence has fallen sharply in its forward-looking expectations component (lhs), even as consumer confidence is worse than at the height of … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and the economy, International | 5 Comments

Albonomics

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Too easy, ScoMonese

COVID-era health funding extended by Anthony Albanese in first meeting of new national cabinet.

Posted in COVID, Economics and the economy | 7 Comments