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MacroBusiness Monday, April 12, 2021 - 00:01 Source

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: The Market Value Of Cryptocurrency Exceeds 2 Trillion U.S. Dollars – Global Trends The zombie company problem and what it means for our economies – The Conversation Investors have put more money into stocks in the last 5 months than the previous 12 years combined – CNBC Partisan politics

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The Australian Independent Media Network Sunday, April 11, 2021 - 20:51 Source

By Jennifer Michels   We know the men of Australia are sick of hearing about sexual violence, but quite frankly that’s too bad for them. Women are sick of experiencing these crimes and it is high time Aussie males faced these ugly truths. Within my circles I have not yet met a woman who can say…

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Renew Economy Sunday, April 11, 2021 - 17:58 Source

Australia's main grid hits record share of renewables on Sunday, despite many wind and solar farms switching off to dodge negative prices.

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Your Democracy Sunday, April 11, 2021 - 17:48 Source

 

 

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Renew Economy Sunday, April 11, 2021 - 12:00 Source

Australia's government has consistently forecasted rising coal exports, but the reality has been vey different.

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The Australian Independent Media Network Sunday, April 11, 2021 - 10:57 Source

By David C. Paull   This government’s championing of a ‘gas-lead recovery’ for Australia in response to the COVID-19 pandemic sounds reasonable and pro-active to many in the public. But the blue-print for this Plan goes back further several years and as this article will show, was borne out of a desire by the gas sector…

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Your Democracy Sunday, April 11, 2021 - 06:33 Source

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New Politics Saturday, April 10, 2021 - 23:52 Source

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There’s something smug about the reaction of the federal government and its health advisers who believe the disaster they are presiding over could be worse and there’s nowhere else on earth you would rather be.

 

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The Australian Independent Media Network Saturday, April 10, 2021 - 16:32 Source

The student from Ghana was insistent. “I want to meet him.” The stubborn, well-attired fool, groomed and keen to make a good impression, was attending the Senate House ceremony in Cambridge for honorary awardees. He was not the only one. In attendance on this warm June day in 2006 were a gaggle of rascals, well-wishers…

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Renew Economy Saturday, April 10, 2021 - 13:28 Source

ARENA australia A huge solar farm from Canva - optimisedAustralia's government is ramping up its international greenwashing efforts, even as it gassifies its clean energy agencies.

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The Australian Independent Media Network Saturday, April 10, 2021 - 13:21 Source

NOT BLOODY LIKELY – Berejeklian yesterday afternoon said in a beguiling and coercive press conference to the people of NSW, after Morrison’s overnight on morning declarations and U-turn in this divining declining vaccine comedy, she said there are 2.5 million people over 50yrs in NSW, and if they all come forward for the AstraZeneca jab……

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The Australian Independent Media Network Saturday, April 10, 2021 - 08:35 Source

I’m not a royal commentator or biographer. I’m a Republican. I have next to nix interest in the British Royal Family. The passing of a Duke resonates on a very low level with me … however … the passing of a man who loved and appreciated his partner over the course of his long lifetime…

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Renew Economy Saturday, April 10, 2021 - 00:01 Source

Victoria big battery Neoen TeslaNew Clean Energy Council report declares big batteries the new king of peaking services, cheaper and faster than traditional gas generators.

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MacroBusiness Friday, April 9, 2021 - 22:05 Source

‘Stony Rises, Lake Corrangamite’ 1857, Eugene Von Guerard, Art Gallery of South Australia   Global Macro Prince Philip has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace announces – BBC A taxing question for multinationals leaves stocks unscathed – Reuters Global supply lines struggle to clear container backlog after Suez chaos – Reuters US sanctions Chinese computer makers

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John Quiggin Friday, April 9, 2021 - 20:27 Source

That’s the title of a piece I ran in Independent Australia last week. It’s part of my book-in-progress, The Economic Consequences of the Pandemic

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MacroBusiness Friday, April 9, 2021 - 18:13 Source

Aussie Dollar   Euro Dollar   Dollar Yen   Gold   Brent   ASX200   S&P 500  

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George Monbiot Friday, April 9, 2021 - 18:05 Source

At last people are waking up to the fishing industry’s devastating impacts.

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 7th April 2021

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The Australian Independent Media Network Friday, April 9, 2021 - 15:19 Source

We were never going to meet anything close to Morrison’s vaccine march and rollout, as he arrogantly pronounced. It was foot in mouth disease, a muppet show. The European supply issue was totally predictable from early last year even when Morrison placed his solo order on behalf of Australia and backed it up with the…

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Renew Economy Friday, April 9, 2021 - 14:57 Source

Hydrogen is often touted in the scientific and general media as a silver bullet for reaching net zero emissions.

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MacroBusiness Friday, April 9, 2021 - 14:04 Source

Desperate to appear to be doing something, as usual, the Morrison Government has moved quickly to do nothing. This time the celebrated nothing is an unplug for Australia’s gigantic 2021 vaccine supply hole: The Morrison Government has secured an additional 20m doses of Pfizer vaccine. Sadly, they won’t arrive until Q4 this year. Meaning that

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MacroBusiness Friday, April 9, 2021 - 13:40 Source

The Victorian Government’s revised hotel quarantine program resumed yesterday after being paused for five months last year following the destructive second wave outbreak and again from mid-February after virus again leaked into the community prompting another hard lockdown. Thus, after being closed for roughly half the time since its inception in late March 2020 after

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MacroBusiness Friday, April 9, 2021 - 13:20 Source

We have noted a few times recently that the US economy faces a hiccup later this year and early next as its fiscal stimulus growth pulse crashes with year-on-year comparisons. This goes to the often overlooked fact that when it comes to GDP growth inputs, it is the rate of change in spending that matters

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MacroBusiness Friday, April 9, 2021 - 13:11 Source

From the RBA today: The pandemic has accelerated structural change and so has added to strains for retail commercial property Retail commercial property in Australia was already facing a challenging environment prior to the pandemic. The margins of retailers, particularly bricks-and-mortar retailers for discretionary goods, were being compressed by intense competition from both large international

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MacroBusiness Friday, April 9, 2021 - 13:00 Source

This is something that I just can’t understand. Both from the perspective of the Morrison Government’s most sacred responsibility and the lassitude in Australians generally. Why have Australia’s 40k overseas citizens been so readily abandoned to their pandemic fates? It raises the question what is the point of “Australia” at all? Alexander Downer takes up

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