Dimitri Burshtein

Trade with Chinese characteristics?

11 November 2020 7:25 am

Wine. Barley. Beef. Lobsters. Sugar. Timber. Copper. Thermal coal. These are important Australian exports which are increasingly being used as…

Why we have so much at stake this presidential poll

27 September 2020 5:00 am

Outside the United States, few people are as interested in American politics as Australians.  Understandably so given our peace and prosperity remain closely tied to America.    The…

Change the GST? First let’s get a Commonwealth with common sense

3 July 2020 3:46 pm

There can be no real discussion of economic reform in Australia until there is a discussion of reform to the…

Coronavirus can’t kill capitalism

23 June 2020 3:08 pm

Mahatma Gandhi was once asked by a journalist what he thought of Western civilisation.  He replied, “I think it would…