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The sweet High Court win against controversial businessman Bill Lewski

The sweet High Court win against controversial businessman Bill Lewski

Lewski’s actions at Prime Trust were among the most brazen acts in Australian corporate history.

Kroger's high-profile Liberal presidency ends in collapse

Kroger's high-profile Liberal presidency ends in collapse

A high-profile political powerbroker for decades, Michael Kroger will end his second stint as Victorian Liberal president with the party a smoking ruin.

Is this the end for the great wheeler-dealer Harold Mitchell?

Is this the end for the great wheeler-dealer Harold Mitchell?

Harold Mitchell's power in Australian media and culture is staggering. What will ASIC's recent charges mean for the prominent businessman?

Nine-Fairfax deal struggles with value loss as shareholders flee

Nine-Fairfax deal struggles with value loss as shareholders flee

Shares for both Nine and Fairfax have continued to drop following July's merger announcement. Will the union collapse before it even begins?

The collapse of retail super: the Liberals aim a missile at Labor, take out their mates

The collapse of retail super: the Liberals aim a missile at Labor, take out their mates

After publicly confirming the massive underperformance of retail super funds, the Liberals then unwittingly set the scene for an exposure of the rorts that riddled the sector — all in the name of attacking industry super funds.

Who is George Soros and why do the populist right hate him?

Who is George Soros and why do the populist right hate him?

Many of the Australian far-right would have you believe that billionaire George Soros, one of several liberal figures targeted in an apparent bomb plot in the US, controls Australia's left-wing agenda.

Real power isn't about powerful individuals

Real power isn't about powerful individuals

If there's anything we should take from the banking royal commission, it's that lists of the powerful shed little light on how power is really wielded, and even distract from focusing on the systems that channel corporate power.

Cheering the Nine-Fairfax deal requires some serious amnesia

Cheering the Nine-Fairfax deal requires some serious amnesia

A reading of the history of Australian media mergers and takeovers shows that the highest value is always on the first day. After that, it's all downhill.

CEO pay surges while workers go backward

CEO pay surges while workers go backward

While Australia's private sector workers went backwards in 2016-17, CEOs enjoyed a 10%-plus pay rise, new data shows.

Kylie Jenner's 'fortune' is just one of capitalism's many mirages

Kylie Jenner's 'fortune' is just one of capitalism's many mirages

Is Kylie Jenner really worth $900 million? What does that even mean? The question is worth posing, especially on the left.