The big miners have won their fight against the emissions trading floor, and now ... the resources tax... They saved themselves $1.5 billion over the first two years - and probably a lot more in later years - for the price of an advertising campaign estimated to have cost just $7 million. They prove that if you're big enough, rich enough and aggressive enough you can push the elected government of Australia around. Ross Gittins, July 3, 2010
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