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Return of Coalition Government threatens Australian values

The Coalition's policy agenda hurts people economically, socially and politically, writes Mike ...  
Canberra economists expose the Coalition’s economic failures

A blunt report from an independent Parliamentary body confirms that the Morrison Government’s ...  
MUNGO MACCALLUM: Even RBA has given up on Coalition's economic 'plan'

The Reserve Bank, like so many economic pundits, has finally given up on the Government of Scott ...  
Wren's week: Economy tanks, protest rights threatened, Morrison keen on Trump

This week, John Wren considers Peter Dutton's attempts to stifle protest, Anne Ruston's comments ...  
The Morrison Government is mortgaging all our futures

The Coalition is looking at boosting housing prices in order to achieve its promised surplus.  
How Clive Palmer showed that our democracy can be bought

Clive Palmer's financial interference in the 2019 Federal Election is a sign of how weakened our ...  
Pork-barrelling drought funding: A new low for the Morrison Government

The Morrison Government is promising funds for drought relief, but a closer look reveals a severe ...  
Morrison's antics: Australia apparently sides with U.S. in China trade war

Washington D.C. is usually a busy place, but it has been particularly busy of late.   
Political donations are keeping Australian Government corruption alive

Australia's policy on political donations is keeping us out of the top ten nations on the Trans ...  
Morrison's Coalition shunts Australia's wealth offshore

Trade with Australia has been boosted by the recent global boom. But how much of this record ...  
The poor worse off while companies profit from cashless welfare card

The Coalition Government's treatment of the poor is reminiscent of past, outdated attitudes ...  
The Morrison Government’s credibility deficit risks recession

While the Morrison Government pats itself on the back over Budget figures, we're still waiting for ...  
Economic policy for sustainable prosperity

Our current attitudes towards economic growth must be challenged if we are to make a sustainable ...  
CEO salaries reveal the rich are still getting richer

CEOs across Australia are being paid huge salaries while the average worker's wage remains stag ...  
MUNGO MACCALLUM: Josh Frydenberg's sacred 'surplus'

After raking in record taxes, the Treasurer is partying — except the sacred surplus has not ...  
Morrison flukes greatest export boom in history, but still can’t increase pensions

Despite a record three years of surging exports, Australia’s economy is the stand-out failure in ...  
Robodebt claims the life of a 19-year-old mum

Centrelink's robodebt scandal has been claiming the lives of people struggling with debt, yet our ...  
An opportunity for an Australian "Green New Deal"

Climate change advocates should consider putting forth a plan to stimulate both the economy and ...  

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