Anna Bligh, in her new role in political retirement as spruiker in chief for the interests of the Australian private banks, gave a speech yesterday at the Australian Press club in Canberra. […]
Banking Royal Commission: Bowen says do the job right!
Mr Bowen, the Shadow Treasurer, has given a speech in which he is reported to have made clear that a Royal Commission into banking must be thorough and carefully look at the banking […]
Bligh and Baird: Brazen private bank spruikers.
Nothing like an industrial grade testing of the gag reflex first thing on a Monday morning! A flock of recently retired senior politicians from the major parties are out and about, with […]
The Greens: Can they avoid the fate of the Australian Democrats?
Are the Greens on a slide that ends in oblivion or just suffering a loss of direction? Across the land many are wondering. Everyday, the Greens become more and more like the […]
Usury – Always bad or only sometimes?
Over the weekend regular MB commenter “footsore” linked to an article regarding usury (charging of interest) and how and why it become ‘respectable’ (**cough cough**) after a long history of prohibition, restriction and […]
Bankers Attack: South Australia must stand firm on Bank Levy
This morning on Macrobusiness there was a call for the state governments across Australia to work together to support a Bank Levy that is distributed to the states and not Canberra. “..The […]