Game of Mates Rates

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Renegade Economists Show 495 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Dr Cameron Murray (Renegade Economists’ Glossary Here’s the Twitter and watch #LVT, #commons, #rentier. Share with your friends, or if you could, provide an itunes review for the show. Thankyou!

Clean Money, Dirty System

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Renegade Economists Show 393 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the free weekly podcast. Show Notes Cameron Murray (ckmurray.blogspot.com + @rumplestatskin) discusses his investigative report into the links between well connected property developers and the likelihood they benefit from re-zoning windfalls. Does money talk? Clean Money, Dirty System by Renegadeeconomists on Mixcloud Related Links … Read More

Oakeshott – the danger to democracy

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Twitter has erupted over former Independent MP Rob Oakeshott’s clarion call on Radio National’s Big Ideas “In my time in that three years (2010-2013) when I held a little power, six of Australia’s ten richest people came and knocked on my door. They came looking for me, I didn’t look for them. They are crawling all over our democracy, and … Read More

Cause and Effect: Value Capture ignored, ICAC Rent Seekers revealed

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Renegade Economists podcasts 337 & 338 Broadcast on 3CR each wednesday 5.30 – 6pm. Subscribe to the show The last two episodes reveal some of the most pertinent pressures on society. How to finance the much needed (rail) infrastructure to relieve gridlock pressures? And if we do get infrastructure built, does the public accept that infrastructure makes life easier? If … Read More

Lobbyocracy Lurks

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The lure of the bureaucrats golden pen tick is set to distort democratic processes as we read today in Minister’s $10,000 dinners: Planning Minister Matthew Guy helped to approve applications made by Melbourne property developers who had attended secret dinners with him and the then chief of the Baillieu government’s urban renewal authority after paying a Liberal fund-raising arm $10,000 … Read More