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The challenges of overpopulation

The challenges of a stressed Earth go beyond the rhetoric of both capitalism and socialism.  
The PaTH to misery

Recently, an uproar was created by the revelation of Hungry Jack's paying interns $4 per hour, but ...  
How to win a Federal election

With the Federal Election only months away, Dr Steven Hail examines key areas in which politicians ...  
Does Scott Morrison pray for the forgotten Australians?

Lately, Scott Morrison has tried to bolster his credentials as a compassionate Prime Minister. But ...  
Neoliberalism is alive and kicking

Despite some acknowledgement of the failure of neoliberalism, it will carry on as a dominant force ...  
#10 TOP IA STORY OF 2018: Why the faltering U.S. economy matters to Australia

Independent Australia starts its traditional holiday review of the year's most popular stories ...  
Broad-based taxes drive economic inequality

Broad-based taxes are often designed to guarantee wealth concentration, not to mitigate inequal ...  
Wren's week: the Labor conference, neoliberalism, Andrew Broad and Majak Daw

This week, John Wren discusses the Labor's unity, the Coalition's pursuit of neoliberalism, Andrew ...  
The neoliberalist downfall of energy and the NBN

Dr Evan Jones continues his examination of the effects of neoliberal economic policies, focusing ...  
Are the Liberals really done for?

What's making voters tick and what messages will be communicated in the coming months as Liberals ...  
The trickle-down ravages of neoliberalism

Dr Evan Jones examines the deep-rooted and devastating effects of neoliberal economic policies.  
Morrison Government's MYEFO raid on inventions, ideas and talent

The Coalition has unleashed further budget cuts to university funding, throwing bad policy after ...  
Big business: Legally avoiding tax the Australian way

Newly released ATO figures indicate that big business has avoided tax for the fourth year in a ...  
25 reasons why the Coalition has failed the nation

There are many reasons why the Coalition has been politically inept. John Lord examines 25 of the ...  
Neoliberalism, the ALP and the full death rattle Morrison Government

If they win power in 2019, will the Labor Party be any better than this full death rattle Morrison ...  
The scourge of neoliberal private-public finance

The intrusion of private finance in the public sphere has had disastrous consequences, writes John ...  
First they damage the economy, then they fudge the figures

It is bad enough that the Coalition is dismantling Australia’s economy piece by piece. Now they ...  
Come on, Bill and Richard, join the political revolution!

Bernie Sanders and Stephanie Kelton are strong role models for our own political leaders to ...