Alan AustinAug 11, 20173 Comments
New figures from the ABS confirm a worrying trend of decreased housing construction, further entrenching Australia's own private recession.
Alan AustinAug 3, 201720 Comments
Much of the increased income and wealth accruing to rich corporations and individuals is taken from poor and middle-class Australians.
Alan AustinJul 28, 201716 Comments
Michaelia Cash has pointed to positive jobs numbers as evidence the economy is just fine. But there's a lot she's not telling you.
Alan AustinJul 24, 201721 Comments
Newspapers have reported that graziers have felt the impacts of the “catastrophic” ban as long as five years later. Well that's just bullshit (if you'll pardon the apt pun).
Alan AustinJul 20, 201712 Comments
Pretty much the only area of the economy that has improved under Malcolm Turnbull (and, earlier, Tony Abbott) is company profits -- but even then, only for a select few companies. And those working in construction haven't been so lucky.
Alan AustinJul 18, 201711 Comments
Staggering as it seems, Australia has had a worse treasurer than Joe Hockey. His name is Scott Morrison.
Alan AustinJun 23, 20176 Comments
Unfortunately for the embattled PM, Australia now ranks a dismal 23rd in the world, down from 19th the year before, in terms of global innovation.
Alan AustinJun 16, 201725 Comments
Remember when the Coalition said it would solve Australia's debt and deficit problem? Tell that to the $500 billion debt, which is getting worse by the minute.