Entering a new decade in 2020, can Australia improve its economic, social and environmental policy mix at time of unprecedented policy difficulties?
In the United States, the share of wealth owned by the richest one percent of the adult population has increased, from 22 percent in the late 1970s to 37 percent in 2018.
Running a surplus budget together with QE in Australia, has been done before.
However people tended to vote on cultural grounds. They were sick of foreigners (as they saw them) taking over the British way of life.
Some countries are now giving priority to wellbeing over economic growth, but are they going far enough fast enough?
Neglect in favor of industrialization hamstrings an important industry
Given that profits are to be shared 60:40, Riverview stands to make $139 million.
Holden and the South Australian government have been doing burn-outs with the truth, as their dodgy claim that 80 per cent of former Elizabeth plant workers have found secure jobs, blows a head gasket.
While a lot still depends on the outcome of the US-China trade war and the 'partial deal' that the market still believes is likely, recent streams of data have tamped down fears of a recession.
Uranium exploration and mine development expenditures in 2016 were just one-third of the 2014 expenditures and are expected to continue to decrease.
Packer has paid significant taxes in Australia all his life, as have his companies. If entitlement to a pension is a reflection of the gratitude of a nation towards those who have contributed, he is more than entitled.
The prevailing wisdom that sees explosive and long-term potential for US shale may rest on some faulty and overly-optimistic assumptions.