Alan AustinSep 22, 20177 Comments
What is transpiring now is quite bizarre: a sudden and apparently sustained collapse in workers’ share of wealth.
Bernard KeaneSep 21, 20172 Comments
Employers remain convinced the biggest problem in Australia is not being able to slash workers' wages, despite real wages falls.
Bernard KeaneSep 20, 201715 Comments
An inquiry into lending to primary producers is spending a peculiar amount of time on fictions about international financial conspiracies.
Stephen KoukoulasSep 20, 20171 Comment
Discouraging students from higher-education doesn't just hinder their earning potential, it jeopardises our future economy.
Bernard KeaneSep 20, 201717 Comments
Ignore the employment doomsayers -- chances are we're going to run out of workers before automation causes mass unemployment.
Sep 15, 20171 Comment
The kind of jobs growth we're seeing at the moment would traditionally have the RBA reaching for the interest rate trigger. But not now, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
Bernard KeaneSep 14, 201713 Comments
The US, the UK, France, Canada, New Zealand, even Japan -- wherever you look, wages are stagnant. And that's terrible news for neoliberalism.
Bernard KeaneSep 13, 201717 Comments
By prolonging uncertainty around investment in energy generation, the government gives itself scope to keep blaming Labor and renewables for blackouts -- at least until voters wake up to it.
Alan AustinSep 13, 201721 Comments
Suddenly everyone seems to have forgot to hate Scott Morrison, with his polling numbers surprisingly good. Here are 40 reasons his treasurership has been a shambles.
Michael SainsburySep 13, 201728 Comments
Forget the boats. Hundreds of thousands of Chinese people have flooded into Australia, and no one seems to be taking the threat seriously.