Banking royal commission is popular, not populist

Hamilton, Andrew
May 2016
Eureka Street;5/22/2016, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p48
The article offers the author's insights on proposal or demand of the Labor Party in Australia for a Royal Commission into the financial and banking industries and its criticism as populist. Topics discussed include the funding of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) by banks, the instances of bad behaviour or conduct of banks, and the hindrance of inequality in economic growth.


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