Seeing trade through a lens of winners and losers, power and weakness, is a Donald Trump move. And it's increasingly common in Australia.
Australia's history in the Pacific is about imperialist exploitation. Now the government has baldly stated that our economic interests come ahead even of the existence of Pacific island states.
Enough time has been wasted. The transition to a zero-carbon energy system is not simple, but what we need to do is very clear.
As signs of a global slowdown multiply, Australian workers endured another quarter of the government's policy of deliberate wage stagnation.
Australian workers were stuck for another quarter with stagnant wages, the latest figures show. And this Groundhog Day is going to be repeating for a long time.
Being on Newstart doesn't just mean poverty. It can also mean losing the opportunities to ever escape it.
Australians are paying the price for our addition to temporary migration through ever-longer commutes, a new report shows.