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Around the Traps 29/7/16
It is time for Around the Traps Aussie,Aussie,Aussie,Oy,Oy,Oy Hugh Saddler on  south-australias-electricity-price-woes-are-more-due-to-gas-than-wind Rachel Ong and Gavin Wood on  lets-talk-about-the-family-home-and-its-exemption-from-the-pension-means-test ...
It is time for Around the Traps Aussie,Aussie,Aussie,Oy,Oy,Oy Hugh Saddler on south-australias-electricity-price-woes-are-more-due-to-gas-than-wind Rachel Ong and Gavin Wood on lets-talk-about-the-family-home-and-its-exempti...
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Michele Obama wows them
Just when Sanders delegates wanted to be Corbyistas ( although it must be noted most people who voted for Sanders will vote for Clinton and they have changed earlier than Clinton supporters did for Obama 8 years ago. ) along comes Michele Obama who in only ...
Just when Sanders delegates wanted to be Corbyistas ( although it must be noted most people who voted for Sanders will vote for Clinton and they have changed earlier than Clinton supporters did for Obama 8 years ago. ) along ...
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Shorten dogs it
Bill Shorten was in a commanding position following the election but was unable to provide leadership. Kim Carr is from a different era. He is an old fashioned left wing dirigiste who thus love intervening in an economy.If we were living in the 1940s or 50s...
Bill Shorten was in a commanding position following the election but was unable to provide leadership. Kim Carr is from a different era. He is an old fashioned left wing dirigiste who thus love intervening in an economy.If we...
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Climate Change and Health
This morning Fiona Armstrong and Peter Doherty have an article examining the link between climate change and health costs. Sehr interessant
This morning Fiona Armstrong and Peter Doherty have an article examining the link between climate change and health costs. Sehr interessant
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Defeating ISIS
I doubt if anyone doesn't believe ISIS is an inherently evil organisation ( although the Syrian Government has murdered far more people than it) however it seems to me defeating it is problematic. Why so? It has to be defeated in two ways. Directly in Iraq ...
I doubt if anyone doesn't believe ISIS is an inherently evil organisation ( although the Syrian Government has murdered far more people than it) however it seems to me defeating it is problematic. Why so? It has to be defeate...
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Polling and Prediction markets
Andrew Gelman has a wonderful blog for those of us who wish to keep up to date with statistics we learnt at Uni. THIS article on polling and prediction markets which examines the Brexit result is quite informative.
Andrew Gelman has a wonderful blog for those of us who wish to keep up to date with statistics we learnt at Uni. THIS article on polling and prediction markets which examines the Brexit result is quite informative.
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The ALP is in the box seat
The ALP is looking good for the next election. The reasons are myriad Shorten is now seen as a credible leader. Turnbull is still seen as being led by conservative forces and not being himself. The conservative forces want to get rid of Turnbull with the ma...
The ALP is looking good for the next election. The reasons are myriad Shorten is now seen as a credible leader. Turnbull is still seen as being led by conservative forces and not being himself. The conservative forces want to...
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Rising Energy costs in South Australia
Silly me. Here I thought the reason for rising energy costs in South Australia was their reliance on wind power.See Alan Moran's looney toones impression. However I read the very sharp Hugh Saddler and find out no it isn't. It is mainly about natural gas. F...
Silly me. Here I thought the reason for rising energy costs in South Australia was their reliance on wind power.See Alan Moran's looney toones impression. However I read the very sharp Hugh Saddler and find out no it isn't. I...
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Around the Traps 22/7/16
It is time for Around the Traps again. Aussie,Aussie,Aussie,Oy,Oy,Oy Peter Newman on  high-speed-rail-at-200-billion-wed-better-get-it-right Croaking Cassandra on  even-treasury-has-lost-hope  ,  reserve-bank-on-housing-still-all-over-the-place  ,  this-is-...
It is time for Around the Traps again. Aussie,Aussie,Aussie,Oy,Oy,Oy Peter Newman on high-speed-rail-at-200-billion-wed-better-get-it-right Croaking Cassandra on even-treasury-has-lost-hope , reserve-bank-on-housing-still-al...
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Budget Repair
Budget Repair is all the rage. What is it and what can we do? Budget Repair is eliminating the structural deficit ( currently estimated at around 2% of GDP). We need to understand that almost all of this is due to revenue problems.  As both Treasury and the...
Budget Repair is all the rage. What is it and what can we do? Budget Repair is eliminating the structural deficit ( currently estimated at around 2% of GDP). We need to understand that almost all of this is due to revenue pro...
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Around the Traps 15/7/16
It is time for Around the Traps again. Aussie,Aussie,Aussie.Oy,Oy,Oy Stephen Grenville on  Australias-AAA-credit-rating-under-threat-but-who-cares Ross Gittins on  oh-no-not-credit-rating-downgrade  ,  election-result-need-not-be-setback-for-good-government...
It is time for Around the Traps again. Aussie,Aussie,Aussie.Oy,Oy,Oy Stephen Grenville on Australias-AAA-credit-rating-under-threat-but-who-cares Ross Gittins on oh-no-not-credit-rating-downgrade , election-result-need-not-b...
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The invasion of Iraq and Chilcot
I was going to write about this but the very sharp ( to use a Brad De Longism) Allan Behm has done this at the Lowy Institute.has done this superbly. A few points. We knew Hussein had no weapons of mass destruction. Any chemical weapons from the Gulf war we...
I was going to write about this but the very sharp ( to use a Brad De Longism) Allan Behm has done this at the Lowy Institute.has done this superbly. A few points. We knew Hussein had no weapons of mass destruction. Any chemi...
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