Weekly roundup Saturday 6 August
Now for the hard work
Weekly roundup of links to articles, reports, podcasts and other media on current political and economic issues in public policy.
Progress on the Uluru Statement and a Voice to Parliament. The interest rate hike: is inflation really the problem? Our failing capital market or why the stock exchange is becoming irrelevant. Gas – can we please, please, have a bit of what isn’t contracted to foreigners? Productivity: why it’s important and why it has fallen.
Discretionary grants – why is the federal government involved in bowls club change rooms in Betoota? Newspoll is looking good for the government but what is a political “honeymoon”? How the media is stuck in a dysfunctional model of the political debate.
Perhaps this wave of Covid-19 has peaked in Australia. Why public health relies on engineers. How health policy is made.
Is social media undermining democracy? America’s left: does it have any relevance for Australia? Hiroshima this day 77 years ago.
If you have comments, corrections, or links to other relent sources, I’d like to hear from you. Please send them to Ian McAuley — ian, at the domain name ianmcauley.com