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Miriam Lyons. On inequality of opportunity

The myth of meritocracy is today’s version of the divine right of kings, and it is playing much the same political function. Call it the divine right of King’s School alumni. Another week, another report on the growing gap between … Continue reading

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Michael Keating. An alternative budget strategy – Part 1

In May this year I posted five articles by Dr Michael Keating on the economic and social consequences of the recent Hockey budget. Over the next three days I will be posting three follow-up articles by Michael Keating on an … Continue reading

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We have never had it so good. John Menadue

The election campaign by the Murdoch media and the Coalition suggests that the Australian economy is in a mess. But almost all the facts suggest that we have one of the best performing economies in the world whether we measure … Continue reading

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