Penned by a veteran financial observer, this biography explores the story of Paul Keating’s resolve to reinvent the Australian economy. From floating the Australian dollar and liberating finance from its regulatory shackles to introducing a universal superannuation scheme, this survey charts the astounding growth Keating achieved in the value of the national economy and inPenned by a veteran financial observer, this biography explores the story of Paul Keating’s resolve to reinvent the Australian economy. From floating the Australian dollar and liberating finance from its regulatory shackles to introducing a universal superannuation scheme, this survey charts the astounding growth Keating achieved in the value of the national economy and in the personal wealth of ordinary Australians. This account also depicts how the fulfillment of his vision was denied by his political opponents after the Australian people voted Keating out in 1996. Delving into the economist’s history, this examination reports fascinating and frank conversations with the former prime minister both before and after Keating’s political demise. With great verve and insight, this study chronicles his interrupted revolution—a story that has never been fully told. It also sounds a timely warning that the failure to finish the job Keating started has left Australia’s newfound prosperity vulnerable, particularly in the current climate of international economic uncertainty....
|Title||:||Unfinished Business: Paul Keating's Interrupted Revolution|
|Number of Pages||:||272 Pages|
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Unfinished Business: Paul Keating's Interrupted Revolution Reviews
I spent the major part of young adulthood listening to people speak of the arrogance of Paul Keating, the hubris, the Italian suits, the rudeness, the piggery. But deep down I knew these were all just trivialities with this man. To all the dopes who thought they knew what was going on during the 80s and 90s politically speaking and to all the ADHD short media grabbers of today's politicians, you must read this book to understand how Paul Keating saved this country from being a third world economy and allowed us to survive not just one global recession but two. It's a reminiscence to the days when Labour governments made policy and made changes for the greater good.
An excellent read outlining the lead up to Keating's sweeping economic reforms and the position Australia finds itself in now, after Howard and Costello's premature termination of the plan he had in place. H & C aren't entirely to blame, the ALP was also complicit in its death. Highly recommended if you want an understanding of how Australia was pulled out of irrelevance to become a player in the international economy.
a curious review of the Keating years that help us question what we are currently experiencing and still failing to face appropriately for others in the community rather than just our own ideas of success. best read with a notebook for checking your own memory of events and other influences than direct political input to shaping your economic reality.