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Our leave entitlements have dropped to lowest point in years

Our leave entitlements have dropped to lowest point in years

Alan Austin October 12, 2017 13 Comments

Australian workers are suffering from declining entitlements, despite record corporate profits and high commodity prices.

Should we take responsibility for energy policy away from the government?

Should we take responsibility for energy policy away from the government?

Bernard Keane October 11, 2017 17 Comments

If kicking the politicians out of policymaking is good enough in monetary policy, why isn't it good enough in energy?

Why an anti-pokies reformer is running for the Woolworths board

Why an anti-pokies reformer is running for the Woolworths board

Crikey October 11, 2017 2 Comments

The Woolworths notice of meeting for its November 23 AGM in Melbourne is not yet out, but City of Darebin councillor in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, Dr Susan Rennie, has nominated for the board. Here she explains why.

Ghost of Abbott haunts Clean Energy Target retreat

Ghost of Abbott haunts Clean Energy Target retreat

Bernard Keane October 10, 2017 25 Comments

The government is banking on using energy policy to differentiate itself from Labor -- but Tony Abbott continues to complicate the issue.

News Corp battered on multiple fronts

News Corp battered on multiple fronts

Glenn Dyer October 9, 2017 3 Comments

Phone-hacking revelations, sexual harassment scandals, and corporate opposition to James Murdoch all add to News Corp's list of woes.

Small fish in a big pond: why media mergers won’t create Aussie sharks

Small fish in a big pond: why media mergers won’t create Aussie sharks

Crikey October 9, 2017

The media ownership battle is old and long-winded, and will still fall far short of making us competitive swimmers in the ocean of global media, writes journalist and media watcher Chris Warren.

Razer: Mark Zuckerberg is full of feelings. He might also be full of shit.

Razer: Mark Zuckerberg is full of feelings. He might also be full of shit.

Helen Razer October 5, 2017 4 Comments

The CEO and founder of Facebook is a rare and billionaire type to be sure, but one, thanks to his habit of being very typical very publicly, we can now identify.

The US economy, like so much else in America, is doing poorly under Trump

The US economy, like so much else in America, is doing poorly under Trump

Alan Austin October 4, 2017 3 Comments

Trump's economic shortbus trundles along, but just barely.

Why is Satyajit Das so angry about Australia’s economic growth?

Why is Satyajit Das so angry about Australia’s economic growth?

Bernard Keane October 4, 2017 17 Comments

We'll all be rooned, warns an Australian economic commentator. And if we're not, we bloody well should be.

Another year, another Murdoch family salary rip-off

Another year, another Murdoch family salary rip-off

Crikey October 3, 2017 1 Comment

When it comes to executive pay, how much is too much for the Murdoch family? Stephen Mayne and Glenn Dyer report.