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by Owen LLewellyn · 22/01/2018 4pm
The new Labour-led government’s plans for its first 100 days has a depressing inevitability about it. Various lollies handed out to key voting blocks - students get the first year of tertiary education free and an extra $50 a week living allowance; family allowances to increase, and sundry other measures with cost implications
Cashless society
by Owen LLewellyn · 04/06/2017 12pm
The Herald ran an article today about the possibility of a cashless society . Apparently 24% of Australians would welcome this prospect. In a classic piece of narrative manipulation and deflection, the writer frames the debate around this issue in terms of which groups might be disadvantaged by ...