Outsourcing Insiders

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Renegade Economists Show 525 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Michael Tull (CPSU) discusses the first ever national audit of consultancy fees. Whilst we continually hear of budget cutbacks in order to achieve surplus, the insiders are making a surplus of their very own. Tune in to this rocky … Read More

What’s Next – Privatising the Shade?

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Renegade Economists Show 524 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes With the summer heatwave hitting, Karl looks into the shortcomings of economic theory allowing insiders to make easy profits and pollute at will. We used to laugh at paying for oxygen but they now do so willingly in Asia. … Read More

A Wall Free World

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Renegade Economists Show 523 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes We start the year with a collage featuring highlights of last year alongside a few audio samples to keep you guessing. Onwards we forge into 2018! Related Links Captain Fantastic Monbiot on replacing neoliberalism (themes from his new book … Read More

How the World Might Work

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Renegade Economists Show 520 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes One of Australia’s leading economic modellers, Ben Phillips (ANU) joins to discuss his latest research into the housing supply mantra. He provides some illumination to the standard lines. We then delve into the future of economic modelling, best practices … Read More

Clutching at Straws

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Renegade Economists Show 519 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Frustrated at a number of old friends who are flipping out at terrorist activities, Karl digs into this thorny issue by looking at the influence of Malthus on critical analysis. Jonathan Green from Crash Course in History joins us … Read More