Local Opinion/Comment

The new Cultural, Civic, Council Chambers Building – Can Coffs Harbour afford it?

Editors note: Last Thursday 13 September Councillors voted 6-2 (Councillors Amos and Rhodes voted against) to accelerate the Stage 1 design funding for the proposed Gordon Street Civic Centre. This decision appears to have generated concern among some ratepayers.  The following letter was sent to Outlook.  It was also sent […]

Coffs Coast Business Opinion/Comment

Our financial system only works for the 1%. It will take another crash to fix it

Financialised capitalism has failed, and cannot be fixed by more and better regulation By John Quiggin  ‘A system of financialised capitalism like the one that prevails at present will inevitably be dominated by the self-enrichment of financiers.’ The royal commission into banks in Australla has uncovered fraud and misconduct on […]