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AFR lies by omission on company tax cuts

AFR lies by omission on company tax cuts

January 22, 2018 4

More evidence is emerging that the Trump tax cut will be used for share buybacks not new investment. But you won't read that at the Fin.

Bill Shorten can’t rely on Turnbull and co bungling things forever

Bill Shorten can’t rely on Turnbull and co bungling things forever

January 22, 2018 16

Labor has started the year messily and Bill Shorten can't always rely on the Liberals to take the spotlight off his own flaws.

Rundle: ‘Australia Day’ will fail for the same reason same-sex marriage succeeded

Rundle: ‘Australia Day’ will fail for the same reason same-sex marriage succeeded

January 22, 2018 36

Australia Day was gone as soon as it could start to be questioned by more than a small minority of the population.

Is there really a trucking safety crisis, and is Joyce the man to handle it?

Is there really a trucking safety crisis, and is Joyce the man to handle it?

January 19, 2018 6

The government has been flat-footed in responding to a surge in truck-related deaths. Both unions and companies are being more proactive than Canberra.

Rundle: meet the think tank guru looking for love from Labor

Rundle: meet the think tank guru looking for love from Labor

January 19, 2018 15

Michael Fullilove is an energetic and well-respected commentator, with the pale moon-tan of the true library-bound scholar.

How the Australia Day culture war came to WA

How the Australia Day culture war came to WA

January 19, 2018 21

As debate continues at every level of government in the lead-up to Australia Day, we revisit the City of Fremantle. Some aren't convinced that change, when it comes, will begin with politicians.

Crikey Quiz: who said it, Prime Minister Paul Keating or Vice-President Selina Meyer?

Crikey Quiz: who said it, Prime Minister Paul Keating or Vice-President Selina Meyer?

January 19, 2018 7

One is an ambitious, foul-mouthed former leader of Australia renowned for his acid tongue. The other is an ambitious, foul-mouthed fictional former leader of the United States, renowned for her acid tongue.

Industry super blitzes retail, which is bad news for the Coalition’s war on unions

Industry super blitzes retail, which is bad news for the Coalition’s war on unions

January 19, 2018 8

Alarm bells will be ringing with the Liberals as industry super stretches its lead over retail super in returns for members.

If milk prices went up like private health insurance …

If milk prices went up like private health insurance …

January 19, 2018 41

Increases in private health insurance premiums are set to hurt household budgets by $750 a year -- and deepen the appalling intergenerational theft private health insurance represents.

Rundle: Fed Square Apple store will destroy that public space and our sense of community with it

Rundle: Fed Square Apple store will destroy that public space and our sense of community with it

January 18, 2018 19

For Victorian Labor, the spruiking for Apple is naked desperation in the absence of any real solutions to a thinning and precarious economic base.