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Australia’s ruling class is in denial. The AFR’s business summit proves it.

Australia’s ruling class is in denial. The AFR’s business summit proves it.

Australia's business elite remains convinced all it needs to do to restore community trust is offer a better "narrative". It's a view only the deeply delusional and out of touch could possibly hold.

Former market darling Domino’s low on dough

Former market darling Domino’s low on dough

Domino's pizza has transformed from a corporate darling into somewhat of a disappointment. What led to the fast food turnaround?

If the economy slows, responsibility will lie in boardrooms, not cabinet

If the economy slows, responsibility will lie in boardrooms, not cabinet

An economic slowdown will be the result of the business community's relentless campaign against wages growth.

The ham-fisted bosses who drive Aussie job losses

The ham-fisted bosses who drive Aussie job losses

What's the biggest job killer in Australia? Automation? Slower economic growth? It could be blinkered managers, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Industrial relations report reveals the deep delusion of business

Industrial relations report reveals the deep delusion of business

The business community's reaction to the Productivity Commission report on industrial relations demonstrates the profound denialism and greed of that sector.

Sorry Telstra, individual excellence, noble though it may be, does not help us all

Sorry Telstra, individual excellence, noble though it may be, does not help us all

The participation of women and of other “minorities” in military action neutralises the nature of the participation itself.

Business Bites: Bradken on its knees … Lovisa’s profit spree … China feels squeeze …

Business Bites: Bradken on its knees … Lovisa’s profit spree … China feels squeeze …

Metals processor Bradken prevaricates while reporting a $92.6 million loss. And other business tidbits of the day.

Rudd’s day of national reconciliation masks a real productivity challenge

Rudd’s day of national reconciliation masks a real productivity challenge

While Kevin Rudd strives for a Hawke-like political effect with a call for consensus, the productivity challenge he identified is real.

Who’s afraid of Facebook? Australia’s top businesses

Who’s afraid of Facebook? Australia’s top businesses

Australia’s largest companies say they’re using social media, but they’re not using the networks most Australians use. Twitter rules, ahead of Facebook.

Delegitimising unions in the great game of labour v capital

Delegitimising unions in the great game of labour v capital

As voters become more estranged from corporations and economic reform, neither labour nor capital is responding effectively to the sentiment.