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Telstra culture and death

For the longest time, I have remained silent on my experiences working with Telstra. Now a person ...  
Lives of people on Work for the Dole are worth less

The death of Josh Park-Fing highlights the absence of basic human rights for unemployed people on ...  
Casual academia: Flexibility, agility and despair

Tutoring or lecturing at university is often a life of disadvantage and precarity, where casual ...  
#CashOut: Is it ever okay for journalists to protect politicians who have lied?

The Cash saga reminds that a great many journalists are content to allow politicians to repeat ...  
Remembering Brisbane's ‘Big March’ — it’s still a simple case of freedom

Today, 8 September 2017, marks the 50th anniversary of the 'Big March' from University of Queen ...  
Turnbull Government continues to screw over workers

It's time to break the unjust laws that make up Australia’s industrial relations system, writes ...  
Turnbull Government lies and misleads on ABS job figures

Ministerial spin, half-truths and blatant lies just keep on coming for the Coalition — this time ...  
PaTH to nowhere: Lies, the Rule of Law and Turnbull's big business socialism

The inept, dishonest and unethical continue to prosper at the expense of the decent under this ...  
Newstart: A public health issue and a national disgrace

While all Australian welfare allowances are meagre, it is alarming that "Newstart" is so drasti ...  
Australia's unreported poverty line

We are being lied to — true poverty rates are double the official data, which is derived from ...  
How you can support #FairgoFairfax

If the Fairfax bosses win this round, we're on the way to almost complete mainstream media Murd ...  
Sally McManus: Australian social democracy's new hero

Is Sally McManus, the new secretary of the Australian Council of Trade Unions, the saviour of ...  
Outsourced and offshored: An Australian worker's story

Graphic designer Vivi Octaviani shares her personal experience as a victim of offshore outsourc ...  
Break unjust laws and cut the working week

Sally McManus was right to say we should break unjust laws and John Passant knows exactly which to ...  
Think millennials are lazy? Think again

Over-educated, under-employed and often living with the parents, life as a Millennial is not an ...  
Malcolm Turnbull supports the independent umpire? Yeah, right!

Malcolm Turnbull's stance on penalty rates is disingenuous and the media is letting him get away ...  
IA #3 top story of 2016: The truth about jobs in Australia — that you won't read in the newspapers

The Coalition has been constructing a false narrative about its economic record, which Alan Austin ...  

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