TITLE

$42 billion to stimulate profits

AUTHOR(S)
Matthews, Graham
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Green Left Weekly;2/11/2009, Issue 782, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author discusses the second economic stimulus package worth 42 billion dollars launched by the federal government of Australia which will cater on providing special grants for individuals, businesses and schools. He explores the benefits that the packages can offer to private schools as well as its failure to address unemployment issues. He also relates the perspective of Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on the impact of the global financial crisis on neoliberalism.
ACCESSION #
51379610

 

Related Articles

  • Is Neoliberalism History? CAHILL, DAMIEN // Social Alternatives;2009 First Quarter, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p12 

    The article focuses on neoliberalism and on Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's essay published in "The Monthly" where he declared neoliberalism's death. It states that Rudd claims the global financial crisis of 2008-2009 exposed neoliberalism's failings and that social democracy would...

  • Keeping up with Kevin. Berg, Chris // Institute of Public Affairs Review;Mar2009, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p9 

    The article argues that Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has still not been able to articulate what his Australian Liberal Party (ALP) believes. It describes the prime minister as a technocrat whose crude, pseudo-utilitarianism promises the expansion of government into all aspects of...

  • DOES KEVIN RUDD NEED TO SAVE FAMILIES FROM CAPITALISM? Saunders, Peter // Policy;Autumn2007, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p3 

    The article discusses Australian Labor Party leader Kevin Rudd's reflections on capitalism, community and family. Rudd criticized Prime Minister John Howard in an article in "The Monthly" that his neoliberal economic policies have weakened families and undermined community solidarity....

  • TOUGH TIMES BUT NO RECESSION. Lindhe, Jane // BRW;11/6/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 44, p19 

    The article reports on the economy of Australia during the global financial crisis. It mentions that there is an economic slowdown in the country but that a full recession is unlikely. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and the Reserve Bank of Australia mentions that surplus in government funds will be...

  • GOVERNMENT UNVEILS NEW INITIATIVE TO BOOST ECONOMY.  // Parliamentarian;2009, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p70 

    The article provides information on the parliamentary activities occurring within Australia. The nation’s government, beneath the leadership of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, has introduced a second economic stimulus package that is intended to curb unemployment and decrease the effects of...

  • Good morning, MR PRESIDENT. Hammer, Chris // Bulletin with Newsweek;12/4/2007, Vol. 125 Issue 6598, p24 

    The article discusses the plans of Australia Prime Minister Kevin Rudd in promoting economic, political and social welfare developments in the country. It cites that the minister's plans, which include policies to reconstruct the systems of the federal government and to address social needs,...

  • REFLECTIONS OF A NEO-LIBERAL. KATES, STEVEN // Quadrant Magazine;Apr2009, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p28 

    In this article the author discusses the economic and political philosophies of Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. He is critical of Minister Rudd's stand against the neo-liberalists who are believed to be against all aspects of a social-democratic state. He cites Minister Rudd's priority of...

  • Australia delays carbon reduction scheme.  // Nature;5/7/2009, Vol. 459 Issue 7243, p23 

    The article focuses on a delay in a proposed cap-and-trade scheme of greenhouse gas emissions in Australia. It states that the Australian government is delaying the implementation of its cap-and-trade scheme by one year to help manage the impacts caused by the global recession. Australian Prime...

  • MUSCULAR TIMIDITY. ELLIS, BOB // Overland;Fall2009, Issue 194, p7 

    The author evaluates the performance of Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd after fourteen months in office. He sees Rudd as failing to take the opportunity provided by the recession to reorganize the Australian economy away from globalism and laments that the administration has not chosen to...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics