Over the last six months or so, any remaining illusions that Australia’s housing bubble and banking system are somehow fundamentally different or ‘exceptional’ to the long and painful history of credit-fuelled asset bubbles – and the associated mathematical certainties of … Read more
Articles from Rational Radical
Co-written by Kate Tucker. This article is the second part of my “State of the Housing Bubble” series, which began with Housing bubble is now official, commence arse-covering (panic)!. It is a long form article, so I put some … Read more
In a surprising twist, Rational Radical has made it to national TV, with yours truly appearing on Channel Ten’s The Project, interviewed about housing affordability and the ABC’s recently released figures on Australia’s property investing politicians.
Well this is all getting very exciting isn’t it?! The hills are suddenly alive with the sound of housing bubble music. Never mind that a growing mosh-pit of ‘doomsaying’ international economic peak bodies, ratings agencies, investment houses, economists, researchers, entitled … Read more
Cross-posted from The New Daily
Matt Ellis, 34, a Melbourne software engineer, is pleading with his fellow Australians to oppose the government’s idea of allowing home buyers to tap into their superannuation.
If I were a vindictive person, the overwhelming temptation in this current moment in history would be to say “We told you so”. Sadly I am a vindictive person, but instead of saying “We told you so”, I’m here … Read more
With the world currently in the process of tearing itself apart piece by piece as the failed Western neoliberal project succumbs to the internal contradictions and terminal imbalances of unfettered globalisation, finance capitalism, and residual and covert imperialism, you’d be … Read more
“Bernard Salt is a futurist who uses demographic and social change to interpret how society and business might evolve.”
I’ll just leave that there for a moment.
Another day, another self-righteous Baby Boomer castigates themselves in the court of public … Read more
Dear Prime Minister Turnbull,
I am writing to belatedly and publicly call your bluff on your so called ‘innovation agenda’, which forms a key plank of your ‘Plan’ for jobs and growth. There are all kinds of reasons to be … Read more
It is a sad and ironic indictment on the state of the global Left and the progressive agenda, that the very compelling reasons to support a Brexit have been lost amongst the rightful consternation with the racist views and actions … Read more