For neoliberals, every problem can be fixed by cutting wages and conditions and reducing the size of government. Even low wages growth.
Once again Michaelia Cash is in hiding as the Federal Court issues a subpoena for her in the AWU case.
It's hard to see how any long-term return to higher wages growth will be achieved without a significant rise in strikes, which have been at historically low levels for many years.
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.
Industrial disputes in Australia are now a tiny fraction of what they were in the 1980s. Which might partly explain why our wages are so stagnant.
Behind the wheels of these Ubers, Helen Razer sees a revolutionary class, or, at least, a curious one.
Labor has thrown down the gauntlet to employers, in effect saying if they want to return to centralised wage-fixing then that can be used to lift wages.
While the Institute of Public Affairs likes government kept small, it's happy to use its research services where it can take them.
The neoliberal World Economic Forum is back with its annual lauding of some of the worst industrial relations laws in the world.
In the last five years Australia has enjoyed a period of industrial relations peace that no one would have believed in the 1980s.