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Media Files: Sunrise rips off Four Corners’ Thai cave interviews

Media Files: Sunrise rips off Four Corners’ Thai cave interviews

Channel Seven's Sunrise has been caught out running excerpts of interviews belonging to Four Corners.

Razer: the struggle of maintaining the rage in a place as dull as Fed Square

Razer: the struggle of maintaining the rage in a place as dull as Fed Square

In Australia, we yell at ugly buildings out of habit, but also to maintain the rage. To be angry at a city for its failure to meet the needs of its people is to believe, still, that you own a bit of it.  

Start ’em young: why it’s time to revisit the fight over youth wages

Start ’em young: why it’s time to revisit the fight over youth wages

Why does a 20-year-old deserve less pay than a 21-year-old doing the same job? If the unions want more young people on board, this is the way to get them.

Crikey Worm: unions and big business unite for immigration

Crikey Worm: unions and big business unite for immigration

Good morning, early birds. A rare show of unity sticks it to the anti-immigration right. Plus, Peter Dutton's facial recognition surveillance plan hits a road block. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Razer: ACTU’s class war pamphlet looks more like a class bore

Razer: ACTU’s class war pamphlet looks more like a class bore

If unions could release pamphlets that would not only be endured by ordinary people, but understood and enjoyed, that would be a nice start to the revolution.

Crikey Worm: the ACTU’s plan to boost wages

Crikey Worm: the ACTU’s plan to boost wages

Good morning, early birds. The ACTU reveals its six-point plan to lift wages and improve workers' lot. Plus, PM Malcolm Turnbull commits cold, hard cash to build a rail link to Melbourne Airport. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

From the Crikey archives: casualisation and the gig economy

From the Crikey archives: casualisation and the gig economy

As the ACTU ramps up their Change the Rules campaign, here's a primer on how the topic's developed over the last few years.

Is the ACTU telling the whole truth about a ‘living wage’?

Is the ACTU telling the whole truth about a ‘living wage’?

The Australian Council of Trade Unions' call for a living wage in Australia goes against what they've asked for for the last 20 years, according to one of Australia's pre-eminent workplace academics.

That was then, this is now: Martin Ferguson’s head-spinning 180 on union power

That was then, this is now: Martin Ferguson’s head-spinning 180 on union power

Martin Ferguson used to be a unionist and a Labor stalwart. So what's he doing shilling for the mining industry and saying unions have too much power?

Are nasty, aggro unions creating havoc for Aussie businesses? Well no, not really.

Are nasty, aggro unions creating havoc for Aussie businesses? Well no, not really.

In the last five years Australia has enjoyed a period of industrial relations peace that no one would have believed in the 1980s.