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MUNGO MACCALLUM: Scott Morrison has turned his back on the surplus

The surplus promised in the last Budget has been all but forgotten as Scott Morrison's attention ...  
How the economy contributes to the homelessness problem

An economy that rewards those who profit from material wealth has led to an increase in homeles ...  
Dear Donald Trump, Australia wants its $125 million back

Our government's military spending and waste of money are under scrutiny at a time when our ...  
Economic estimates don't account for tragic bushfire toll

Professor John Quiggin believes that GDP and economic calculation cannot capture the full value ...  
Dark side of Bumble Bizz: Predatory multi-level marketing

Once lauded for its women first approach to online networking, Bumble Bizz has become a breeding ...  
The world in 2020: Some countries greater than others

With the second decade of the 21st Century just ended, is the world getting better or worse? Alan ...  
The Keating and Blair consensus has failed

Deregulation has given us unstable, anaemic economies with high inequality and the labour parties ...  
#4 TOP STORY OF 2019: Australia's very weak economy makes global headlines

Alan Austin's economics pieces are immensely popular amongst readers — probably because he ...  
Wren's Week: The 2019 Coalition report card

John Wren takes a look back at the performance of our country's leaders over the year and grades ...  
The corporations making big money, paying no tax and laughing at us

The latest ATO annual transparency report reveals one-third of large companies are paying zero ...  
Government report reveals a lagging economy

Last Wednesday’s release of the national accounts for the September quarter confirmed what we ...  
Coalition tax cuts a complete failure, latest data shows

Figures just released provide damning evidence of the failure of the Coalition’s current budget ...  
The Coalition's 'global headwinds' excuse as wage growth hits 22-year low

Every month there is more evidence that Australia’s local economy is deteriorating — this ...  
The rise and fall of Robodebt

After many months of inflicting suffering on welfare recipients, Centrelink is now having to ...  
The 'Blue Labour' model won't work for the Australian Labor Party

Does the Labor Party need to adopt a more conservative policy approach to win over Australian ...  
Kelly-Frydenberg love-in dupes viewers

Fran Kelly’s recent interview with Josh Frydenberg completely failed to challenge the Treasurer ...  
Australia’s unemployment ranking statistics now worst ever

As Australia’s economy continues to decline relative to the rest of the world, the latest area ...  
Frydenberg's 'Work until you drop' idea

On Tuesday, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg mumbled stuff about the problem with old people.  

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