Today’s Straya news cloud
  • Tax office agrees to year’s delay for some big companies to own up to tax problems (The Guardian)
  • Private health insurance review finds reforms failed and industry in a ‘death spiral’ (The Guardian)
  • Germany’s economy minister breaks nose after dramatic fall off stage (ABC)
  • Police release images of two brothers hunted over Essex truck deaths (ABC)
  • First home owners plan unlikely to help those in greatest need, say economists (ABC)
  • Marcia Langton and Tom Calma to lead Indigenous voice advisory group (The Guardian)
  • Finance

  • Tax office agrees to year’s delay for some big companies to own up to tax problems (The Guardian)
  • Private health insurance review finds reforms failed and industry in a ‘death spiral’ (The Guardian)
  • Stop looking for even lower rates and start borrowing, RBA boss urges business (ABC)
  • Ellerston Capital’s Ashok Jacob faces investor backlash over ASX-listed fund (SMH)
  • Crowdfunding scammers pose as family of dead pilot (ABC)
  • Fine words but Albanese still failing to face up to some hard truths (SMH)
  • Opinion

  • Albo’s opening salvo (The Monthly)
  • Crushing and reading Socialist Realism (Overland)
  • First home owners plan unlikely to help those in greatest need, say economists (ABC)
  • Streaming highlights: October 2019 (The Monthly)
  • By clinging to its promise to deliver a surplus the government is risking its survival | Peter Lewis (The Guardian)
  • Anthony Albanese is at a ‘crucial intersection’ between the past and the future (ABC)
  • World

  • Opinion: Latin America needs solidarity (Deutsche Welle)
  • Alabama law banning almost all abortion is blocked (BBC News)
  • Lebanon PM Saad Hariri resigns as crisis takes violent turn (Deutsche Welle)
  • UK Parliament prepares for vote on December election (Deutsche Welle)
  • Earthquake in Philippines triggers landslides (Deutsche Welle)
  • US police hunt child rapist released by mistake (BBC News)
  • Climate

  • Exposing blind spots in the carbon budget space (Science Daily)
  • Coal giant Murray Energy files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy (IEEFA)
  • Climate crisis – here’s what the experts recommend we do (The Conversation)
  • Growing affordability of renewables boosts solar and wind in key global markets (IEEFA)
  • Sport

  • Formula 1: Ferrari want to operate in ‘sharpest possible manner’ for 2020 (BBC Sport)
  • Sri Lanka under pressure to keep series alive (Cricinfo)
  • England fined for V-shaped formation facing New Zealand’s haka (The Guardian)
  • Australian rugby crisis continues in absence of long-term sustainable plan | Bret Harris (The Guardian)
  • Further reading

  • A monk interviews Martin Heidegger (Aeon)
  • Turn and live with animals (Aeon)
  • Sea-level rise could flood hundreds of millions more than expected (MIT Tech Review)
  • This Tiny, Uninhabitable Islet in the North Atlantic Has Attracted Fishermen and Adventurers for Decades (Smithsonian)
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