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Workers’ wage rises lowest on record

The latest official wage growth figures show Australian workers are still missing out on their ...  
'Skills crisis': VET and TAFE undone by rampant neoliberalism

Late last week Innes Willox – head of Australian Industry Group – sent a letter to Scott ...  
Seven reasons why small modular nuclear reactors are a bad idea for Australia

There are several reasons why it would be a bad idea for Australia to jump aboard the bandwagon of ...  
U.S. and Australia — joined at the hip

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wants us to join with the U.S. in tackling the problems which ...  
ACTU decides to stay the course with 'Change The Rules' campaign

Following a review of its Change The Rules campaign and the resulting Labor Election failure, the ...  
Coalition economic management a huge fail

All Australians are poorer as the world devalues Australia’s currency further and further. Alan ...  
Wren's week: Low fuel stocks endangering Australia's economy and security

This week, John Wren discusses the dangers of Australia's low fuel stocks.  
Our politicians have become an unaccountable ruling class

Australia's Government seems to be continually working against the public and avoids penalties for ...  
Colombia's reputation needs more help from Canada

Colombia's tarnished reputation has benefited from a trade agreement with Canada, but it's still ...  
Retailers also thrown on the Coalition’s scrapheap

Along with pensioners, Newstart recipients and low-income earners, the Morrison Government has now ...  
Wren's Week: Our slowing economy and inept Parliament

This week, John Wren looks at why our economy is stalling as well as more Liberal Government ...  
Democracy under threat from cruelty and apathy

It's a common refrain to say democracy is at a critical point. Why does it seem so insecure? Mike ...  
Barbarians at the gate: Don’t let them destroy Murray Valley National Park

John Barilaro intends removing statutory protections of the 42,000 hectare Murray Valley National ...  
Josh Frydenberg goes full Trump on the Reserve Bank

Josh Frydenberg roped RBA Governor Phillip Lowe into belting out a rendition of ‘Everything is ...  
Net migration levels increase under Coalition Government

The Government has at last revealed some details of its 2019 Budget forecast for a record-breaking ...  
If Adani was a wind farm

If the Adani Carmichael coal mine was a wind farm there would be 4.7 times more Aussie jobs.  
Americans (and others) duped by fake news and tweets

Most recent news on the U.S. economy has been upbeat and triumphant but the reality, as Alan ...  
Class service: The rich schools are becoming richer

Private schools are charging extraordinary amounts in school fees, for what is basically the same ...  
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