Opinion/Comment Politics

Look behind the ‘spin’ and you find “free trade” is covering up a lot of special deals

You may think spin-doctoring and economics are worlds apart, but they combine in that relatively modern invention the “free-trade agreement” – the granddaddy of which, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, is presently receiving CPR from the lips of our own ‘heroic lifesaver’, Malcolm Turnbull. By Ross Gittins It’s not surprising many punters […]