The author has been described by News Ltd as an "iconoclast", "Svengali", a pollie's "economist muse", and "pungently accurate". Fairfax says he is a "Renaissance man" and "one of Australia’s most respected analysts." Stephen Koukoulas concludes that he is "85% right", and "would make a great Opposition leader." Terry McCrann claims the author thinks "‘nuance’ is a trendy village in the south of France", but can be "scintillating" when he thinks "clearly". The ACTU reckons he’s "an enigma wrapped in a Bloomberg terminal, wrapped in some apparently well-honed abs."

Monday, July 19, 2010

Oz recycles my population narrative: big Australia trojan horse for bad planning

Yep, blame it on the boat people, the migrants, and those elite "big Australia" spruikers. Anyone but our politicians and public servants. Anything but public transport and urban planning. Both sides are to blame. Here.