Tag archives for pro-business

Between Gordon Gecko and Mother Theresa

In Australian politics there are two ideologies at play. The Liberal ideology is one of a market driven society.  If government just gets out of the way, the market will ensure we are all prosperous and happy.  Plenty of jobs and plenty of goods to buy.  They believe government stifles free enterprise.  Too much government […]

Rupert Murdoch and the Liberal Party

If you own a newspaper, do you have the right to dictate editorial direction?  The answer is yes and no.  Let’s look first at the situation where it is morally correct to direct editorial content. The owner is responsible for ensuring legal and ethical standards are met.  At the extreme, it is perfectly reasonable to […]