Articles in Politics

Australia’s Debt Tops $200 Billion After Government Borrows $100 Million Per Day – Jamie McIntyre

Posted by JamieMcIntyre | Published 2012-12-16 03:44:55 | Politics

On Friday our nation’s debt went over $200 billion for the first time ever We borrowed $3...

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Payroll Taxes Imposed by Greedy State Governments Will Lead to a Continued Loss of Australian Jobs by Jamie McIntyre

Posted by JamieMcIntyre | Published 2012-12-16 07:17:03 | Politics

State governments impose taxes on companies who employ staff in their state The rates vary slightly between each state but generally it’s 4 – 5% tax on top of each employee’s salary above a low...

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Trends Support Australians Want a New Political System and Don’t Like Compulsory Voting by Jamie McIntyre

Posted by JamieMcIntyre | Published 2012-12-17 01:44:47 | Politics

One fifth of eligible voters, almost 3 million people choose not to vote according to the Financial Review It appears the land of compulsory voting is breeding non voters in large numbers...

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Do We Have Free Press and a Democracy in Australia? And the Fairfax Saga Continues by Jamie McIntyre

Posted by JamieMcIntyre | Published 2012-12-17 05:34:08 | Politics

According to Treasurer Swan, Gina Rinehart becoming the major shareholder in Fairfax is a threat to democracy I find this interesting...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-12-17 05:34:08  •  1040 Reads

ASIC Chief is Doing a Good Job by Jamie McIntyre

Posted by JamieMcIntyre | Published 2012-12-17 09:17:33 | Politics

I think Greg Medcraft, who’s been head of Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) for the last year, has done a good job compared to his predecessors Regulators should work cooperat...

Read more..  •  Comments (5) | 2012-12-17 09:17:33  •  556 Reads

‘Ways to Improve Australia #1: Create a New Political System

Posted by JamieMcIntyre | Published 2013-02-05 05:05:43 | Politics

The creation of a new political system is a radical concept, but why have political parties at all Do our current political parties really serve the citizens’ interest in the most effective way...

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‘Ways to Improve Australia #2: Government Spending Should be Removed From the Control of Politicians’

Posted by JamieMcIntyre | Published 2013-02-05 09:59:56 | Politics

Australia needs an Independent Board such as the Reserve Bank Board to oversee government spending I strongly feel of all the 101 Ways To Improve Australia I have listed in this book, this is perhaps...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2013-02-05 09:59:56  •  144 Reads

Will Australia Benefit by Turning Northern Australia Into a Special Economic Zone?

Posted by JamieMcIntyre | Published 2013-03-26 04:44:37 | Politics

The vision to develop Northern Australia and the opposition’s consideration to implement those plans is an essential step towards the economic progress of the country Northern Australia is a perfec...

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Is Rudd Good For Australia Even if he Failed as a Prime Minister?

Posted by JamieMcIntyre | Published 2013-03-26 05:16:33 | Politics

Australia could in fact be better off if ex Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is brought back as the leader of the Labor party, despite the fact that Labor is still not likely to win the election Hypothetica...

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The Future of Australian Economy in Jeopardy With Government Attacks on Small Businesses

Posted by JamieMcIntyre | Published 2013-08-22 04:58:16 | Politics

Original article by Jamie McIntyre published in 21st Century News Local businesses should be given the opportunity to grow as small business is the engine room of an economy...

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Jamie McIntyre’s Analysis of the New England Election Results

Posted by JamieMcIntyre | Published 2013-09-25 05:19:03 | Politics

Original article by Jamie McIntyre published in 21st Century News There is a saying in trading: “Don’t go against the trend, the trend is your friend”...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2013-09-25 05:19:03  •  1266 Reads

Is $8-$10 an Hour Slave Labour?

Posted by JamieMcIntyre | Published 2013-12-12 13:45:55 | Politics

Original article by Jamie McIntyre published in 21st Century News How can Australians feel wealthier instantly...

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How the NBN Debacle is Costing Taxpayers

Posted by JamieMcIntyre | Published 2013-12-12 14:22:39 | Politics

Original article by Jamie McIntyre published in 21st Century News Before the last election a lot of people were championing the Labor government’s NBN plan as the best thing since sliced bread...

Read more..  •  Comments (6) | 2013-12-12 14:22:39  •  528 Reads