Politics


Politics wrecked the car industry

Now the Australian Coalition Government must decide if it will protect the high-skill high-wage jobs in advance manufacturing that it generated, writes shadow Industry Minister Kim…




Universities fight McCarthyite witch hunt

A Conservative MP stands accused of compiling a ‘hit list’ of university professors who teach Brexit courses, reports Aban Contractor. Theresa May’s Government was today…


Innovating in an information-dominated world

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) yesterday presented their analysis of how emerging digital technologies will profoundly disrupt the operations of global industry…



Speed dating to spice up trade talks

Two courtiers – the EU and UK – are competing for Australia’s and New Zealand’s hand in a new trade relationship, Geoff Kitney writes. It…


Brexit means Brexit – and it hurts!

British negotiators in Brussels are missing the point and will never win a good deal. Why? Because the European Union is more about politics than…


Macron returns to reform

C’est la rentrée. It is the time when France sees the annual migration of its people returning from rural or maritime retreats to the great…