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The Morrison Government is throwing young Australians under the bus

Young Australians will be paying for the Morrison Government’s excesses long after this Gover ...  
Wage rises in Australia hit rock bottom as employers profit from the pandemic

Wage rises are running at the lowest rate in Australia since records have been kept. Alan Austin ...  
Pandemic profiteers go woke to grab political power

The global pandemic has helped increase the wealth of some of the world's richest billionaires who ...  
Treasury’s latest population projections seem hard to believe

While the Treasury’s December 2020 population forecasts seem unrealistic, they're still more ...  
New European legislation aims to control digital platforms

Europe is taking the lead in digital market regulation with new proposed legislation designed to ...  
The Morrison Government and the biggest withdrawal of spending since World War 2

As Jobkeeper, JobSeeker and other stimulus measures are wound back, it is doubtful the Morrison ...  
Australian sovereignty: The long and short of it

Projections on Australia’s future are bleak if it maintains its hostility to China and cloying ...  
#9 TOP STORY OF 2020: World’s largest economy in free fall

Star IA reporter Alan Austin collects his second top 10 article of 2020, with this June piece ...  
The Morrison Government's program of class warfare

Australians like to think of themselves as living in a classless society where anyone can succeed ...  
No favourable economic winds for Morrison's Australia

While Australia continues to float aimlessly without a clear recovery plan, no economic winds will ...  
No, Australia’s economy is not rebounding strongly. Who told you that?

The three key economic messages from the Morrison Government are quite false, but the media keeps ...  
Australia must forge an independent foreign policy

Racism, fear and lack of moral courage sees Australia tied to a declining America.   
JOHN PILGER: The most lethal virus is not COVID-19 — it's war

Even in the midst of the biggest health crisis in years, governments of the world area still ...  
The global context of China’s assault on Australian trade and diplomacy

Scott Morrison’s crude diplomatic posturing over China's trade war insults will do us no favours ...  
Australia must build 150,000 public rental homes and end all forms of homelessness

Australia is spending $225 billion on 12 submarines whereas one-third of this spend could end all ...  
Super’s potential should not be superseded, says ACTU

The ACTU has criticised the Morrison Government's attack on the superannuation system and is ...  
Why we do not need to fear trade sanctions

Tensions have resulted in trade restrictions with China, but there may be a silver lining to what ...  
The political and economic effects of COVID-19 on immigrant communities

Australia's immigration industry was profoundly affected by the pandemic along with life for ...  

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