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Morrison Government profits from the 'depravity' of the poor

Along with the indignity of the social stigma against people living in poverty, the Government is ...  
Mathias Cormann, Minister for Financial Fudges

Several assertions repeated regularly by the Finance Minister do not stand up to scrutiny.  
Coalition loses control of visa system

The Coalition has been sending mixed messages regarding its position on immigration visas, writes ...  
The Morrison Government is weaker than it looks

Although the Liberals were victorious in May, their political fortunes are not as strong as they ...  
Australia’s financial report card: Worst performance in the developed world

Australia has just consolidated its status as the developed country with the most dismal record of ...  
How our economy is like an out of control AI

Humans, individually, can be incredibly brilliant but collectively we’re often puzzlingly ...  
Wren's Week: Morrison's lies and Frydenberg's economic mismanagement

Scott Morrison had to backtrack on comments made about the boats from Sri Lanka stopped by Border ...  
Real estate collapse: Purplebricks' road to ruin

Purplebricks' short stay in the Australian market didn't go well, reports Tarric Brooker.  
The Coalition denies its dismal failure on jobs

Quietly but destructively, Australia’s jobs situation is worsening. Alan Austin examines the ...  
Wren's Week: G7, Porter's religious freedom bill and the Indue welfare card

When Scott Morrison wasn't being useless at the G7 summit, he was showing support to the crippling ...  
Burke applies pressure on Morrison over penalty rates

ALP Minister Tony Burke has released a public statement calling on the PM to rethink his stance on ...  
Frydenberg fries the economy

In a daring new plan for Australia’s economy, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has embarked on an ...  
Is a different type of economics the answer?

The rest of the media is catching on to the fact that there is a paradigm shift underway in ...  
The ‘joke’ and ‘utter lightweight’ is not Jacinda Ardern

In virtually every critical area where progress enhances the lives of citizens, New Zealand has ...  
The Hong Kong protests haunted by dangerous precedents

There have been fears that the Hong Kong protest movement would be violently suppressed since the ...  
The endless growth paradigm

Keeping up with Australia's surging population growth has meant that important issues have been ...  
Tertiary student poverty ignored by policy makers

The upcoming Inquiry into the adequacy of Newstart means now is the time for students to make ...  
Newstart and the casualties of the arts

No one is immune to potential poverty and the crippling effects of being on the Newstart allowa ...  

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