May 22, 2018 4
Rising oil prices and low wages growth might become a dangerous political combination.
May 22, 2018 9
Labor's campaign to savage One Nation for supporting Turnbull's company tax cuts has bore fruit with the Longman by-election (sort of) looming.
May 21, 2018 16
As government backbenchers move to ban the live sheep trade, the lies of industry advocate and politicians are being exposed.
May 21, 2018 22
ASIC can't be fixed -- it is the wrong regulator for a crucial job. Time for the ACCC to take over consumer finance regulation, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
May 21, 2018 24
While the government rails against Chinese influence in Australian politics, it has internalised the influence of the Israeli government and its proxies.
May 18, 2018 7
Abbott's leadership drama has undergone a peculiar transformation in the Fin today, as has Canberra's geography.
May 18, 2018 7
It's hard to see how any long-term return to higher wages growth will be achieved without a significant rise in strikes, which have been at historically low levels for many years.
May 18, 2018 21
The government is justifiably proud of its employment achievements -- but it's been done without a company tax cut, and it hasn't helped wages.
May 17, 2018 24
The National Party has succeeded in keeping the brutal live sheep export industry alive, insisting that the bureaucrats at the heart of its failed regulatory system can be trusted to fix it.
May 17, 2018 8
Policymakers, refusing to accept that their wage growth thinking is deeply flawed, serve nothing but the interests of profitable corporations.
May 17, 2018 14
Yet another trade union royal commission prosecution has spectacularly collapsed. Anyone seeing a pattern here?
May 16, 2018 2
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May 16, 2018 6
Another bad wages growth number shows Australian workers struggling to keep ahead of inflation, and in some major sectors, going backwards, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
May 16, 2018 19
After Trump, the Turnbull government is the biggest international enabler of the Netanyahu government's commitment to the brutal status quo of occupation in Palestine.
May 16, 2018 7
Opponents of increased female participation insist that merit should win out over diversity. But history has routinely shown us that "merit" is a myth.
May 15, 2018 46
Police will be given new parties to override civil liberties in airports, as the government wastes hundreds of millions on security theatre.
May 15, 2018 5
In a sure sign that Julie Bishop is handling China well, apologists for Beijing are railing against her.
May 14, 2018 48
The defeat of Turnbull government minister Jane Prentice for LNP preselection illustrates how politics is becoming ever more like a professionalised career ladder rather than a democratic endeavour.
May 14, 2018 6
As wages growth sputters in the US amidst the biggest share buyback boom in history, the Financial Review finally acknowledges reality on company tax cuts.
May 11, 2018 26
The key difference between the major parties now is that one is only treating the symptoms of the collapse of neoliberalism, while the other -- tentatively -- is looking at the condition itself.