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Inflation! Or is somebody having a lend of us? – » The Australian Independent Media Network

I’m no economist but neither am I a fool. When somebody tells me that inflation has taken off in Australia and that the cause is largely due to an escalation in the prices of goods and services driven by wage and salary increases and the costs of production I start to take interest.

For a start it can’t be spiralling wages as they have been stuck in the doldrums for years while corporate profits have surged and executive bonuses have ballooned. So we need to look elsewhere.

Inflation! Or is somebody having a lend of us? – » The Australian Independent Media Network