Topic archives: Paul Howes

Even Keating now admits that neoliberalism should be dragged out the back and shot

May 9, 2017 32

In an interview this week with Troy Bramston, Paul Keating restates his newly emerged view that neoliberalism is a crock.

Who you gonna call? Meet Australia’s biggest media tart

Who you gonna call? Meet Australia’s biggest media tart

May 5, 2014 11

Who's Australia's biggest media tart? From a shallow pool of talent relied on by media to comment on the issues of the day, a few names dominate the airwaves ...

Why the union movement should divorce the ALP

Why the union movement should divorce the ALP

April 3, 2014 23

The two organisations have had a long history, but the past few years of politics shows their union is no longer viable.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

November 1, 2013 7

The Rupert Murdoch edition: Courier-Mail panics at visit ... News awards itself ... Rupert loves this vid on Lefties ...

Media briefs: Howes dumps <em>Tele</em> … Smith’s woman … Roosters splash …

Media briefs: Howes dumps Tele … Smith’s woman … Roosters splash …

October 7, 2013

Union boss Paul Howes has ditched The Sunday Telegraph for The Australian Financial Review. That and other media tidbits.

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

October 2, 2013 6

The Prime Minister's great diplomatic escape from Jakarta is a long way from being the political triumph some are portraying it as.

Media wrap: Bolt gloats as scribes deliver post-mortems

Media wrap: Bolt gloats as scribes deliver post-mortems

September 8, 2013 18

The pundits weigh in on the significance of Abbott's victory. Andrew Bolt and Piers Akerman, unsurprisingly, are over the moon.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

July 9, 2013

Paul Howes feted as new hero of the Right on IR ... questions about IBM's visa use ... Bob Katter's high-tech campaign material ...

$600b in voting rights wasted, now unions rally on super funds

January 25, 2013 10

The local labour movement is becoming increasingly bullish about how its members' superannuation money is invested. What happens if more unions start putting their money where their mouths are?

Qantas spinner and the union chief: conflict of interest?

November 5, 2012 5

Media, politics and business tongues are wagging after an intriguing new couple stepped out on the town. But is the partnership of Qantas' Olivia Wirth and AWU boss Paul Howes a conflict?