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Young workers worse off than ever

The future for young Australian workers looks dire with news their income was well in decline ...  
Australia’s 'Titanic' economy is sinking

In many ways after almost 30 years without a recession, the hubris surrounding the Australian ...  
Morrison’s COVID-19 Commission: Industry policy in reverse

The Morrison Government is using industry policy in a reverse and perverse fashion that is best ...  
Poor decisions are wrecking Australia’s economy, not the virus

Australians don’t have far to look to see governments effectively guiding their economies ...  
MMT: Radical innovation or trap for the Left?

While "movement" MMT economists agree with mainstream economists in supporting big deficits ...  
Liberal strategy to lower greenhouse gas emissions is to use more fossil fuels

A government department strategy on low emissions energy production will cause harm to both the ...  
Overseas students — what is happening and why it matters to our economy

Governments need to plan for the long term economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the ...  
Morrison's stimulus with your retirement savings

Superannuation accounts are dwindling as millions of Australians fund their own rescue during the ...  
July numbers prove pandemic progress

Countries successfully controlling the coronavirus are in all regions of the world, although ...  
Ducking and diving with Morrison’s misfits

The Liberal Government continues to drag our economy down while the media does little to hold it ...  
Disabled, elderly and carers — a history of Centrelink coronavirus supports

When it comes to the coronavirus supports offered by the Government, disabled people, the elderly ...  
MUNGO MACCALLUM: Morrison losing battle with pandemic recovery

As much as the Morrison Government struggles towards recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the ...  
Frydenberg exhumes Thatcher and Reagan to bring back morbid inequality

Just when you thought it wasn’t possible for the Morrison Government to be more arrogantly out ...  
Treasury stops pretending Australia’s fertility rate will rise

The Morrison Government's latest Economic Statement indicates that it has now accepted Australia's ...  
Australia the big winner from Trump’s disastrous trade wars

The latest trade figures for Australia are exceptionally good. So why no celebration? Alan Austin ...  
Wren's Week: Liberal Party has no chance of leading us out of a recession

As history has shown us, Liberal Party policies are far from what Australia needs to save our ...  
New report reveals gig economy thrives off hardship and instability

A recent Victorian Government report on the gig economy reveals a sector governed by laws that act ...  
Morrison Government taking $1.3 billion from the poor and unemployed

The announcement of extensions to the COVID-19 supplement payments comes with the usual fine print ...  
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