May 9, 2017 32
In an interview this week with Troy Bramston, Paul Keating restates his newly emerged view that neoliberalism is a crock.
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 ...
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.
November 1, 2013 7
The Rupert Murdoch edition: Courier-Mail panics at visit ... News awards itself ... Rupert loves this vid on Lefties ...
October 7, 2013
Union boss Paul Howes has ditched The Sunday Telegraph for The Australian Financial Review. That and other media tidbits.
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.
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.
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 ...
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?
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?
July 18, 2012 7
Ever since Senator John Faulkner told Paul Howes to "put a sock in it" last Sunday, the frenetic media tart, AWU national secretary and political kingmaker has been surprisingly quiet.
July 17, 2012 36
A week in and the Labor Party’s genius war against the Greens has gone exactly as could be predicted, i.e. it’s a total shambles and something of an own goal.
May 28, 2012 24
Union kingpin Paul Howes has made no secret of his heroic past organising for Trotskyite youth agitators Resistance during the 1990s. But one incident in particular might require a bit of historical revision.
May 28, 2012 25
The shambles around the announcement of the first Enterprise Migration Agreement is a good illustration of the incompetent state of Australian political policy-making.
May 24, 2012 1
"Productivity" is starting to sound a little "gourmet" -- a word that means very different things to different people, writes Jo-anne Schofield, executive director of policy network Catalyst Australia.
May 23, 2012 6
The contrast between Paul Howes' Press Club address yesterday and the OECD's overnight forecasts demonstrates the current tension in economic debate. Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane report.
August 30, 2011 50
Protectionism is alive and well and has strong allies in the public policy arena.
August 16, 2011 7
Crikey readers have their say.
August 15, 2011
Paul Howes doesn't place in The Power Index's top 10 political fixers because the man is all bark and no bite.
June 24, 2011 22
Paul Barry and Matthew Knott look back at the main players in the Night of the Long Knives: where are they now?