In the Channel Nine series Underbelly Razor – as in real life – Sydney’s criminal matriarch Tilly Devine did not hesitate to wield the razor to keep her motley empire in line and protect it against incursion by rival gangs. It appears Julia Gillard approaches the task of achieving a budget surplus in 2012-13 with a similar ferocity of intent. Continue reading
- I'm sick of ideologues arguing we can fix the budget by either cutting spending or increasing tax. We need both smh.com.au/federal-politi… 1 day ago
- Why we've got to change the way we think about working mothers... smh.com.au/comment/women-… via @smh 1 day ago
- Want to make those fat cats pay? Actually, economists argue we should be cutting company tax ... smh.com.au/comment/why-jo… #ausecon 6 days ago
- RT @bairdjulia: ON #THEDRUM: @Jess_Irvine, @JohnStanley2UE Mark Carnegie, Warren Mundine on state GST brawl, duelling Treasurers, indigenou… 6 days ago
- Thanks @1RossGittins it's good to be back twitter.com/1rossgittins/s… 1 week ago
- Of razor gangs, budget cuts and the policy mix
- Gender pay gap: why do male CEOs with daughters pay women more?
- Like cholesterol, inequality cuts both ways
- The true cost of NIMBYism
- Should we worry about not “making stuff”?
- Euro zone a car crash: best keep your eyes on the road
- Trouble keeping up with Euro woes? Get used to it.
- Monopoly blues: why top bosses’ riches are undeserved
- Life is short, but the Tax Act is long
- Tony Abbott-o-nomics, or not…