11. Budget nerds ASSEMBLE!

Keep the Bastards Honest
Keep the Bastards Honest
11. Budget nerds ASSEMBLE!

Young Democrat Rhiannon Kernot joins us to conduct an autopsy on the final budget of the 46th Parliament of Australia. It’s a budget that’s political, short term, and not really coherent because it’s a cynical vote buying exercise, but Rhiannon, Steve and Elana try to make sense of it anyway.

Show Notes

Richard Dennis’ book Big: The Role of the State in the Modern Economy can be ordered here

Dennis Ritter’s Twitter thread on deliberately governing badly and its sequel

The Policy Forum podcast episode on women and social security

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