The steel industry has been the focus of anti-dumping measures.
The Australian government is using anti-dumping laws are a tool for protecting industries which aren't competitive, at a cost to consumers.
London’s trading strength has evolved from dockyard cranes to high finance.
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As the budget deficit fades from political view, anxiety shifts to the much wider current account deficit. It may signal UK dynamism, but neither financing nor closing it look easy after Brexit.
The silence at the end of Rio 2016 will only last until we switch on our televisions for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Olympic Games are a theatre — sometimes farce, sometimes tragedy, reality TV, morality play or soap opera — where geopolitical, social and technological dramas are played out.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan closes the Republican National Convention.
Party platforms help create parties, not the other way around. A political party expert explains what platforms are, why they matter and for whom.
HILDA data shows superannuation will soon overtake the family home as the major asset owned by Australians.
Superannuation changes are sorely needed because recent data shows only a small number of wealthy Australians are accumulating wealth through it.
“Every day I wake up determined to deliver for the people I have met all across this nation that have been neglected, ignored, and abandoned.”
Trump appeared surprisingly presidential. According to a scholar of American political rhetoric, there were echoes of Roosevelt, Eisenhower and Reagan.
Now that the election is done and dusted what needs to change in politics?
The major parties seem to be having considerable difficulty drawing lessons from the recent election campaign. Of course, there are many. The most obvious, but probably the most difficult for them to accept…
The chips are down.
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SoftBank's US$32 billion deal for the Cambridge company makes use of the weak pound and may presage more to come.
Disputed: Taiping Island, in the South China Sea.
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Business Briefing: Trouble in the South China Sea.
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The international court ruling against China's expansion in the South China Sea puts Australia in a tricky situation.
For art to imitate life is understandable, but politics inspired by films can be a recipe for disaster.
A greyhound at a protest the abuse of greyhounds at the hands of the racing industry.
The greyhound industry has been numerous opportunities to reform like any other industry. But it failed and that why it deserves to be shut down.
Do the Chancellor’s sums add up.
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Rates of corporation tax have a very human impact.
Our political system might lend itself to mockery, but are satirists stepping up?
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As any political observer could tell you, sometimes you need to laugh to keep from crying. But as another federal election wraps up, Australia's political satire landscape looks a little grim.
Barnaby Joyce of the Nationals and Senator Nick Xenophon and his team may have more influence post election.
Business Briefing: Hanson, NXT and The Nationals, bad for business?
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The newly elected Senate crossbenchers and a stronger Nationals representation could mean bad news for trade deals but good news for local industry.
Boris Johnson led the Leave campaign. Now Brexit might have positive implications for UK trade.
Australia could stand to benefit from trade with a newly liberated UK.
The economic slogans from all the major parties seemed to have fallen flat during this election campaign.
For an election that is supposed to be based on who will manage the economy better, the debate has been disappointing.
What does it mean to be an American?
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Just who do we think we are? A social psychologist from Cal Poly Pomona explains why our national identity will define the election, and our future.
What’s behind the carefully curated, cartoonish personas played out in political media?
Voters judge political parties as best we can. But the way political narratives are presented – with their heroes and villains, twists and triumphs – rewards archetypes rather than nuanced reality.
Pick your man.
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Whichever way the referendum goes, it will take a long time to rebuild trust.
The Property Council has been lobbying hard to keep negative gearing.
The Property Council of Australia, a lobby group representing the biggest real estate developers, has shaped election debate about negative gearing and some taxes.