Jan 16, 20176 Comments
Globalisation has been only one of the developments that has led to widening inequality and social exclusion, writes adjunct lecturer in public finance at the University of Canberra Ian McAuley.
Stephen MayneJan 16, 20175 Comments
Channel Seven's lawyers are unhappy with Crikey -- and of course with Amber Harrison -- after we published a report on the sordid situation last week. Herewith, Harrison responds.
Bernard KeaneJan 16, 201712 Comments
The 457 visa system is rorted and plagued with scandals but it also benefits an economy undergoing significant change.
Jan 13, 20179 Comments
It would be hasty to attribute the Brexit and Trump votes to a “swing to the right”, or to an ill-informed electorate. The most compelling explanations are in terms of protest votes, writes adjunct lecturer in public finance at the University of Canberra Ian McAuley.
Jan 12, 20173 Comments
Sydney's obsession with building apartments might be enough to keep the construction stimulus to the economy going for a while yet, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
Bernard KeaneJan 11, 201712 Comments
The next fight over superannuation will be over the awards system and the way workers are put into a super fund by default. The big banks want in.
Jan 11, 201711 Comments
Business journalist Michael West and analyst Bruce Robertson expose the profound failure of government energy regulation and demonstrate how our loss, as consumers, matches the gains of the power companies.
Jan 10, 20178 Comments
With some slippery words and some clever sleight-of-hand, The Australian almost makes it look like coal is good for humanity, writes economist John Quiggin
Jan 9, 201723 Comments
Why is Australia's economy in such a bad way? Could be because the richest companies are not paying their fair share of tax, writes economics reporter Alan Austin.
Glenn DyerJan 9, 20175 Comments
The economics of printing the Financial Review five days a week make a lot less sense if it can't piggyback off the SMH and Age.