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Court crushes Bruce Gordon and Lachlan Murdoch’s Ten dreams — for now

Court crushes Bruce Gordon and Lachlan Murdoch’s Ten dreams — for now

Glenn DyerSep 18, 20172 Comments

CBS is one step closer to finally purchasing the embattled Ten Network.

Rate rise not looming, and jobs growth won’t spell rate hike

Rate rise not looming, and jobs growth won’t spell rate hike

Glenn Dyer and Bernard KeaneSep 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.

What is killing neoliberalism?

What is killing neoliberalism?

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.

How a tiny Environmental Defender’s Office brought mining giant Glencore to heel

How a tiny Environmental Defender’s Office brought mining giant Glencore to heel

Bob GosfordSep 13, 2017

How much does the NT government holding in security bonds from mining companies? The companies don't want you to know -- but a tiny band of determined activists have brought the information to light.

Rundle: venceremos, comrade! Turnbull goes to war against capitalism.

Rundle: venceremos, comrade! Turnbull goes to war against capitalism.

Guy RundleSep 13, 201726 Comments

In attempting to keep Liddell going, Turnbull’s government has gone to war against every single principle of capitalism and the free-market.

Could energy uncertainty be the gift that keeps on giving for Turnbull?

Could energy uncertainty be the gift that keeps on giving for Turnbull?

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.

Mayne: inside the pokies trial as judge takes a stroll down to the Crown gaming floor

Mayne: inside the pokies trial as judge takes a stroll down to the Crown gaming floor

Stephen MayneSep 13, 20171 Comment

The opening day attracted a full-scale media press conference before proceedings commenced in court 8G of the Federal Court building.

Developing countries punch back at mining giants

Developing countries punch back at mining giants

Bernard KeaneSep 13, 20173 Comments

Once feared by governments, mining multinationals are now discovering that the growing hostility to neoliberalism has left them exposed.

‘Rule of law’ an optional extra for ABCC chief Nigel Hadgkiss

‘Rule of law’ an optional extra for ABCC chief Nigel Hadgkiss

Bernard KeaneSep 13, 20175 Comments

If unionists break the law, the government decries corruption. When its own regulator admits breaking it, the silence is deafening.

Think Scott Morrison is a good treasurer? Here are 40 reasons you are wrong

Think Scott Morrison is a good treasurer? Here are 40 reasons you are wrong

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.