The ALP are not friends of the working class

I’ve been working on a project with UnionsNT The last week has been foucsed on breaking down economic jargon and giving a decent analysis on the governments ‘budget’. Anyone that has had some introduction to economics knows government budgets are not like households. MMT states the difference between a currency issuer and a currency […]

It’s time to develop decent working class material

In an earlier post We need to organise and attack current fiscal policy I wrote about a project I was working on to take a different perspective on what the economy is and our view of government deficits. That framework would then take place for acting on climate change, alleviating poverty and creating a better […]

Productivity Commission ties itself in knots

I seldom follow the mainstream news. Most of the time it is discussion around a pressing issue and the analysis tends to amount to what we should be doing about it. The conclusion is usually ‘we (the Australian nation) have no money?’ So we need to rely on the charity of private investment. That plays […]