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The amnesiacs' interest rate inquiry

The amnesiacs' interest rate inquiry

People in Canberra have short memories, but do we really need another inquiry into why the banks don't pass on interest rate cuts?

Who foots the bill for northern Australia's insurance problem?

Who foots the bill for northern Australia's insurance problem?

As northern Australia becomes ever more disaster-prone in the face of climate change, what role should governments have in subsidising the insurance and infrastructure of the people who live there?

News Corp heads make another killing at payday

News Corp heads make another killing at payday

Along with the Murdochs, News Corp CEO Robert Thomson brought home an extravagant pay package in 2018-19. Just don't expect to hear about it in The Herald Sun.

Is it really that hard for chefs to pay minimum wage?

Is it really that hard for chefs to pay minimum wage?

Celebrity chefs are calling for an amnesty for employers who underpay their workers, insisting the Australia's labour laws are too complicated to follow. But the experts Crikey spoke to say it's not that hard.

A consumer guide to Australian monopolies

A consumer guide to Australian monopolies

From supermarkets to human services, these industries don't suffer competition — and Australians are paying the price.

Alan Jones says 'down, down' with Coles

Alan Jones says 'down, down' with Coles

Alan Jones has called for his listeners to boycott Coles. I'm sure the 2GB ad sales team is just thrilled.

What Seven's cuts really mean for troubled network

What Seven's cuts really mean for troubled network

Seven West Media's cuts are likely to be the first of several hacks into the company's $1.3 billion cost base. Will it be enough?

WeWork, the tech unicorn turning out to be a donkey

WeWork, the tech unicorn turning out to be a donkey

Many predicted that co-work start-up WeWork was already massively overvalued, but it turns out sceptics had only scratched the surface.

'Bane of my life': how Facebook’s hemp ban is holding back an industry

'Bane of my life': how Facebook’s hemp ban is holding back an industry

The sale of ingestible hemp products has been legal in Australia since 2017. So why won't Facebook allow local businesses to advertise it?

Foxtel can't catch a break as debts mount

Foxtel can't catch a break as debts mount

News Corp is shelling out hundreds of millions of dollars in loan repayments for Foxtel. If the banks don't start helping out, News Corp shareholders will keep footing the bill.