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Jobs market starts downturn, so where will growth come from?

Jobs market starts downturn, so where will growth come from?

The labour market is finally starting to catch up with the slowing growth of the broader economy. How can we speed it up again?

It's not just Calombaris: hospitality is a hot zone of wage theft

It's not just Calombaris: hospitality is a hot zone of wage theft

Hospitality is one of the worst sectors for worker exploitation in Australia — and it's foreign workers who are most exploited.

Adani is far from a done deal

Adani is far from a done deal

Crikey looks at the many hurdles Adani still has to clear in order to get its mine up and running.

Crime isn't crime if you have a white collar

Crime isn't crime if you have a white collar

Rob a servo and you go to jail. Underpay your workers to the tune of nearly $8 million and you get a slap on a wrist. How is that fair?

Netflix's shock US shortfall has global consequences 

Netflix's shock US shortfall has global consequences 

The streaming giant is losing subscribers for the first time in years, and it comes at the worst possible time for Stan.

Murdoch and mainstream media win big in funding handouts

Murdoch and mainstream media win big in funding handouts

The Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas has awarded handouts to some of the richest media organisations in the country, including The Australian and AFR. It raises the question: what do they need the money for?

Are lazy workers to blame for their stagnant wages?

Are lazy workers to blame for their stagnant wages?

According to Treasury, wage stagnation has nothing to do with the government — workers just need to go and find businesses that pay higher wages.

Could 'flygskam' take off in a country like Australia?

Could 'flygskam' take off in a country like Australia?

We know that plane travel is terrible for the environment, but 'flight shame' probably won't bring us towards a real solution.

You want a financial services culture review? Start with the Liberal Party.

You want a financial services culture review? Start with the Liberal Party.

While the government wants us to focus on the regulatory failings of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, there's a need for another review — of why the Liberals worked so closely with the big banks.

Private health insurance isn't just a policy mess — it's intergenerational war

Private health insurance isn't just a policy mess — it's intergenerational war

Private health insurance is another front in our society’s widespread economic war on younger people.