Dawn chorus: 'Striking a balance' in favour of home ownersListen now (9 min) | When leaving child poverty high for longer means keeping interest rates even lower for longer, and pushing house prices ever higher; Robertson confirms tight Budget stance & grimly defends pay freeze
Dawn chorus: Australia closed 'indefinitely'Listen now (4 min) | PM Scott Morrison reported saying Australia wants 'zero' cases and indefinite closure, but walks that back to 'very long time'; Au…
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The week that was for the weekendListen now (31 min) | In which I summarise this week of May 2-9 in a hoon with CTU Policy Director Craig Renney. We talk about Grant Robertson's low-de…
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Over the horizon this weekListen now (31 min) | An experimental podcast where I talk to globe-trotting editor Peter Bale about the big news in the political economy globally and…
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The Govt freezes most state sector wages, cuts $926m of Covid spending plans and strangles transport projects to start reducing debt; Tight Budget stan…
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Parliament to accept watered down motion on Uighur human rights after Labour refused to allow 'genocide' in motion and full Parliamentary debate; Trade…
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Productivity Commission told to review migration policy and how it meshes with our population and infrastructure and environment
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Why it's a good idea to restrict bank lending on housing
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