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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 […]

Michael Hudson, Covid-19 & Shrinkage

March 27, 2020 - 10:56 -- Admin

Renegade Economists Show 582 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 6 – 6.30pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Subscribe to the monthly podcast. Show Notes We interrupt our regular podcourse with a cov19 investigation with Prof Michael Hudson, reporting in from NY. One of the world’s leading economists describes what can we expect […]

Gauging The Green New Deal

March 6, 2020 - 16:28 -- Admin

Renegade Economists Show 581 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 6 – 6.30pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Subscribe to the monthly podcast. Show Notes This is the 8th episode of the Georgist podcourse, this month looking at green economics in the context of the green new deal. Along the way we look […]

Submission to the 2020 Victorian Budget

February 19, 2020 - 16:01 -- Admin

Download our 2020 Vic budget submission (submitted January 2020)   Prosper welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the 2020 Victorian Budget. It is our position that unearned and unproductive streams of private income which derive from these elements of our economy should be more heavily taxed. This will allow taxes on the productive sector to […]

State’s have the best taxes

February 18, 2020 - 14:44 -- Admin

An excerpt to Prosper’s submission to the NSW government’s Federal Financial Relations Review: Prosper Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission to the NSW Federal Financial Relations Review (the Review). Prosper is an independent, not-for-profit organisation campaigning for economic justice. Our reform agenda derives from the work of nineteenth century philosopher, Henry George. Prosper’s […]

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