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Land Positives in Thodey Review

July 3, 2020 - 07:45 -- Admin

Prosper Australia welcomes the release of the Thodey Review into Federal Final Relations which provides the vision the nation urgently needs for the post-pandemic era. The replacement of stamp duty with land tax is key to assisting the necessary productivity improvements. “The funding challenge looms just beyond the crisis phase. To repay additional debt means […]

Big Pharma Plays the Pandemic

June 25, 2020 - 22:48 -- Admin

Renegade Economists Show 585 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 6 – 6.30pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Subscribe to the monthly podcast. Show Notes Renowned health economist Stephen Duckett (Grattan Institute) discusses our health system’s ability to address the pandemic. From preventative practices to problems with our private health system, we then […]

Monopoly Interests in the Pandemic

June 2, 2020 - 10:29 -- Admin

Renegade Economists Show 584 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 6 – 6.30pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Subscribe to the monthly podcast. Please support 3CR’s annual subcriber drive, on now. Show Notes Based on our recent event Airlines, Highways and Airwaves, Prosper Policy Director Jesse Hermans joins Karl Fitzgerald to discuss the […]

Virtual Lunch Room: Airlines, Highways & Airwaves

April 29, 2020 - 11:25 -- Admin

What do these industries have in common, and what is their role during covid-19 recovery? What: Casual chat in the lunch hour to discuss the economy we’re living in. When: 12:30—1:15PM Wednesday May 6th Over the past month, we’ve watched our Government dish out a range of responses to struggling industries. We’ve also witnessed powerful […]

Our Dividend Awaits

April 27, 2020 - 17:35 -- Admin

Renegade Economists Show 583 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 6 – 6.30pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Subscribe to the monthly podcast. Show Notes Gary Flomenhoft (UQ) joins the show to dissect the evolving cov-19 conundrum. The good, the bad and the ugly of coronavirus policy responses are discussed from our perspective […]

When should we demand equity for our Government’s industry bailouts?

April 14, 2020 - 12:26 -- Admin

The sudden, massive government intervention to bail out the entire economy in the face of the COVID-19 crisis has raised issues of private benefits received in return for bailout packages, especially for heavily impacted sectors. These interventions have been rolled out on an ad hoc basis. The private health and aviation industry examples demonstrate a […]

Virtual Lunch Room: What do the bailouts reveal about our Economy?

April 9, 2020 - 16:49 -- Admin

When the economy stops, we get a glimpse of how the market really works, and for who.  What: Casual chat in the lunch hour to discuss the economy we’re living in. When: 12:30—1:15PM April 15 The position of those with extreme market power, of monopoly interests, has risen sharply to the fore. From banking bailouts […]

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