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Upturning the Monopoly board: Australian consumers need company merger reform

Upturning the Monopoly board: Australian consumers need company merger reform

Monopolies are increasingly forcing Australian consumers to settle for little choice, low quality and high prices. Tighter controls on mergers could flip the story.

The party of open borders now says it will close the door? Unlikely.

The party of open borders now says it will close the door? Unlikely.

For nearly two decades the Coalition has been committed to an open-door policy for workers and foreign students in service to a neoliberal agenda. Now this, too, has backfired on them.

Foxtel's big challenge for 2019: stop the churn

Foxtel's big challenge for 2019: stop the churn

Foxtel needs to find a way to replace departing subscribers, as costs mount and revenues fall.

Will consumers get a look-in when it comes to breaking up Big Tech?

Will consumers get a look-in when it comes to breaking up Big Tech?

The regulatory tide has turned against big tech companies with a vengeance — but will consumer interests be addressed in the rush to regulate?

US example makes a mockery of Australia's wage denialists

US example makes a mockery of Australia's wage denialists

Claims that minimum wage increases hurt employment have now been completely discredited. Time for advocates of wage stagnation to find another argument.

Winds of change leave climate denialists isolated

Winds of change leave climate denialists isolated

Changing political sentiment, and increasing business and investor hostility to fossil fuels, has left denialists isolated as climate action becomes a prerequisite for mainstream politics.

Climate change could make the world 'uninsurable'

Climate change could make the world 'uninsurable'

The insurance industry is at the forefront of global risk trends, and they are growing increasingly concerned about the impact of climate change

Not waiting for Canberra: how powerful investors are taking on climate action

Not waiting for Canberra: how powerful investors are taking on climate action

Shareholders are demanding real action on climate change, but how can they make businesses deliver?

What the Reserve Bank did — and didn't — say about climate change

What the Reserve Bank did — and didn't — say about climate change

The Reserve Bank has confirmed that banks, business and investors must think about the economic impacts of climate change — and that is what it is doing in its monetary policy decisions.

What we know so far about the woman stepping into Julie Bishop's shoes

What we know so far about the woman stepping into Julie Bishop's shoes

Celia Hammond is walking into one of the safest Coalition seats in the country. Will she win it?