Category Archives: Competitions

Forecasting and competition policy

Values are observed in actions and choices, and rather less so in words. Competition policy has been applied with great relish to the labour market – at least at the bottom end. (Subject to our relatively generous basic and award wage … Continue reading

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It’s on again on 6th Sept: making the world a tad better with our guest Christos Tsiolkas

If only I’d been alive to get to one of these events. Nelson Mandela Last year’s second dinner was perhaps only matched by Lincoln’s Second Inaugural. Nicholas Gruen Lying Nick Gruen is a total lightweight. TOTALLY FAKE ECONOMIST. Begged me … Continue reading

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CEOs bridging divides: the OECD and the little people

The OECD is getting pretty serious about bridging divides – you know righting the world’s injustices – that kind of thing. It’s making a difference. It’s probably thinking to itself “there’s got to be change” – or thoughts to that … Continue reading

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Adverse Action Lawyer wanted in Frijters versus UQ case

I am seeking a lawyer to run an Adverse Action case connected to the recent Fair Work Commission verdict that found systematic breaches of procedures and procedural fairness in the University of Queensland’s actions against me following my research on … Continue reading

Posted in Blegs, Competitions, Cultural Critique, Economics and public policy, Ethics, Inequality, Journalism, Law, Life, Media, Personal, Race and indigenous, Science, Social Policy | 10 Comments

Legal shockwaves following the dissection of the oath.

Following Nick and Rex’s tongue-in-cheek deconstruction of the ‘concept’ and ‘gravitational waves’, news has just come in that the oath witnesses take in Australia has been sliced into its fundamental constituents: perjury, utopia, and blasphemy. ‘It was quite easy to … Continue reading

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Click through and subscribe: Crikey! It’s on again: THIS OFFER MUST END (like the world … though the offer will end sooner)

Yes folks, the Crikey subscription is back at the top of Troppo for ONE WEEK ONLY as we’ve just been issued with the link – which will enable you to sign up. It’s here!. As aficionados will be aware, Troppo … Continue reading

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Crikey, it’s on!

Well folks, you heard the news late last week. The Troppo Crikey Subscription is on again. I’ve negotiated a rock bottom deal for Troppodillians. Again. Frankly the people at PrivateMedia never had a chance. But this year it was embarrassing. In fact … Continue reading

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