8. Friday's pick of the news links

Here are my pick of the links to news on the political economy from other news sites on Friday.

Eloise Gibson (Newsroom) (: Sam Morgan details dealings with Ray Avery

David Williams (Newsroom): Inside the Hunter Valley Station access wrangle

Geoff Simmons (Interest): Why the obsession with low debt?

Michael Reddell: Reserve Bank of New Zealand (Monetary Policy) Amendment Bill

Anna Bracewell-Worrall (Newshub): Greens turn their back on waka-jumping position in the name of the coalition

Rowan Quinn (RNZ): Government aims to end pay gap in public service by 2020

Bloomberg: Facebook Takes Historic Plunge as Scandals Finally Take a Toll

Sydney Morning Herald Domain: Sydney house prices record biggest annual drop since global financial crisis.

Reuters: Xi takes trade war gloves off by blocking Qualcomm

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