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Naked self-interest: Chalmers, Labor, and the unions

8 February 2023

4:30 AM

8 February 2023

4:30 AM

Treasurer Jim Chalmers’ essay in The Monthly is an urgent, although not particularly eloquent, proof of the need for organisations like the AIP, IPA, CIS, ATA, and MRC on the centre-right, classical liberal, and libertarian fronts.

In a mixture of solutioneering, electioneering, and propaganda, Chalmers argues that 2023 is the year that we must remake capitalism and create a values-based economy in partnership with business, unions, and community groups, more in line with Australian values.

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