Book Review: “Welfare of Nations” by James Bartholomew – Australia’s Age Pension system exposed

By Steve Blizard – Roxburgh Securities   29 Dec 2016 Author and journalist James Bartholomew was introduced to Margaret Thatcher at a party in May 2006. He mentioned to the former British prime minister that he had just written a book arguing that Britain would be better off if the welfare state had never existed.…

Industry super is Australia’s biggest closed shop

by Andrew Bragg  12 January 2016  Australian Financial Review As The Australian Financial Review’s Chanticleer column noted in December, declining union membership has not limited the growth or campaign capacity of the modern incarnation of the union movement. The likes of Getup, Industry Super Australia (ISA) and a bunch of think tanks pursue reckless anti-business…