Monthly Archives: July 2013

New Overland article published today

Below is my latest article. Head to Overland to read the original. Australia’s first compulsory Ponzi scheme By Warwick Smith 23.Jul.13 Compulsory superannuation was introduced by the Keating government in 1992 as a way of dealing with the ballooning age-pension … Continue reading

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Brown coal Victoria’s economic saviour. Really? Are they serious?

The Victorian Minister for State Development, Peter Ryan, spoke in State Parliament: Victoria has one of the world’s most extensive brown coal deposits and the government is committed to maximising the opportunities to develop this resource in support of economic … Continue reading

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