Economics
Labor needs to make tough decisions now

The Labor Government faces issues that it must confront quickly or risk one term with Peter Dutton ...  
Australian migration levels still lagging behind pre-COVID rates

At a time where labour shortages are causing headaches for businesses, migration levels remain ...  
IAREM 2022: Switzerland tops economic rankings, Australia out of top 20

The Independent Australia ranking on economic management (IAREM) for 2022 reveals Switzerland now ...  
Sacrifices by the working class will worsen our homeless crisis

A strategy by Treasurer Jim Chalmers on fixing our budget situation could worsen Australia's ...  
Woke capitalism distracts from economic inequality

Right-wing commentary over woke capitalism is distracting attention from addressing economic ...  
Mother Nature: Economic growth is sending her bankrupt

For life as we know it to persist, we must acknowledge there are natural limits to growth. Econ ...  
National accounts mark Coalition 'F' for Fail on the economy

The final report on the Morrison Government’s economic management was a damning indictment of ...  
Government needs to focus on ageing population in the labour market

The growing elderly population in the labour market will be critical to offsetting the negative ...  
Student visas: Little more than unsponsored work permits

Current high approval rates for offshore VET sector student applications from Nepal could raise ...  
No, Australia has not done well in managing COVID-19

There has been considerable commentary by politicians and others that Australia has done well in ...  
Well done, Australia — now let’s fix the joint up properly

Australia’s Parliament is not the only institution to have been trashed by the Coalition and ...  
A Liberal history of irresponsible economics

How much better will the economy be under Morrison and Frydenberg?  
World economies embrace benefits of digital currency

With more countries exploring digital currencies, traditional cash could soon become a thing of ...  
Somehow, immigration made us older in 2019

Rather than immigration slowing the rate of population ageing, in 2019, the rate was accelerate ...  
Media framing of wage rises shows deep ideological bias

The news media’s framing of debates about wage rises reveals subtle yet powerful class bias is ...  
Scott Morrison has ten key election messages — nine are not true

In his pitch for re-election, Scott Morrison is hammering several talking points that the facts ...  
Morrison's 'economic' trash-talking is out of order

Scott Morrison’s attack on Anthony Albanese, claiming the necessity of “economic" credentia ...  
The lies and fall of the Coalition

After nine years of corruption, economic ruin and misogyny, the time has come to vote the Coali ...  

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