Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced commentators and journalists. Alan is the founder of Eureka Report, Australia’s most successful investment newsletter, and Business Spectator, a 24-hour free business news and commentary website. He also hosts Inside Business, a half-hour Sunday programme on the ABC, is the finance presenter on the ABC News - and producer of the nightly graph (or two).
The human fallout of the global financial crisis has reached worrying proportions in Europe, with a quarter of the union's citizens now facing poverty risk. And these figures likely underestimate the extent of the problem.
In this week's essential reading guide, Bartholomeusz inspects Qantas' war wounds, Burgess declares an end to the era of slogans, Gottliebsen grapples with Gonski and Kohler braces for the rise of robots.