Daily Archives: November 23, 2008

Freedom’s just another word for … ?

When Hunter S. Thompson returned to Louisville in the early 1960s, he found a city proud of its progress on race relations. "Racial segregation has been abolished in nearly all white public places", he wrote. But even though many of … Continue reading

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What is the difference between a recession and a depression?

One day last week I came into the office to find an email from my boss time-stamped 2:46am (and no, he wasnt in another time-zone) asking what, technically, is a depression. What follows is a slightly expanded version of my … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and public policy | 7 Comments

Christmas book promotion

Declaration of interest, the artist is my spouse, but don’t let that prejudice you! Kilmeny Niland has produced a prequel to the best selling Aussie Night Before Christmas. The Aussie Day Before Christmas hot off the press, following two other … Continue reading

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