Game of Mates – Melbourne Book Launch

In 2015 Dr. Cameron Murray released an influential paper investigating the nexus between relationship networks and land rezonings in Queensland. Fairfax journalist Michael Pascoe stated the paper ‘should have brought down state and local governments, sparked a royal...

Petition for Genuine Housing Reform

A Petition by Rational Radical Hi, my name is Matt, and I’m one of many young Australians currently locked out of home ownership by record high prices. My friends know me as very vocal and frequently angry about housing affordability issues. Well the latest...

GFC – nothing learnt

By Catherine Cashmore Cross posted from all over the web, including Naked Capitalism. Yves here. This post looks at how little has been done in the wake of the global financial crisis is instructive because it takes an international view. The Australian writer,...

Trusting the Murdocracy

photo credit: Lee Carson The term corporate espionage has been taken to a new level in what surely ranks as a more significant than the phone hacking scandal.The revelation that News Corporation, via its News of the World Paper, hired a covert hacking team called NDS...