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Ten years on from the sharemarket peak, Australian business has little to complain about

Glenn Dyer November 2, 2017 5 Comments

Ten years on from the pre-GFC sharemarket peak, the Australian economy is very different but has prospered thanks to smart choices by policymakers.

Saville: Kevin Rudd launches an invigorating, Clinton-esque book tour

Margot Saville October 24, 2017 24 Comments

We know what you're thinking, but don't worry: this 600 page odyssey of the Milky Bar Kid is only the first of two volumes.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey July 5, 2017 4 Comments

Hey, big spender ... QUT 18c case student reveals political leanings ... should she stay or should she go? ...

Australian trickle-down economics is dead: the five final nails in ScoMo’s fiscal coffin

Crikey June 9, 2017 16 Comments

It's hard to imagine a more compelling series of reports to argue against Scott Morrison's version of trickle-down economics, writes economics reporter Alan Austin.

A brief history of the government’s recent attempts to diddle uni students

Crikey Intern May 2, 2017

Both Labor and Coalition governments have, in recent years, attempted to squeeze uni students with changes to higher education fees and funding, writes Crikey intern Sophie Wenderoth.

Wayne Swan: no Australia Day honours for tax cheats

Crikey January 27, 2017 9 Comments

You want to prove your service to Australia? Pay your taxes, writes former treasurer Wayne Swan.

Do MPs really know what it is like to deal with Centrelink?

Sally Whyte January 13, 2017 12 Comments

We asked all MPs and senators whether they had ever interacted with Centrelink. Many Labor and Greens members gave us interesting answers -- and we got bupkis from the Coalition.

Turnbull should appoint Wayne Swan treasurer (seriously)

Crikey December 20, 2016 9 Comments

Time for Team Turnbull to make a few substitutions, writes economics reporter Alan Austin.

Swan: working people worldwide are being crushed by a plutocratic aristocracy

Crikey November 17, 2016 22 Comments

At home and abroad, the business class elite suffer from the blindness of affluence, writes former Australian treasurer Wayne Swan.

The slippery slope towards PM Hanson

Crikey November 14, 2016

Crikey readers discuss Friday's edition.