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A suburban RSL makes it into the AFR’s top 500 companies

A suburban RSL makes it into the AFR’s top 500 companies

With a company that specialises in boxes, a CD store, and a baking brand ranking higher than Football Federation Australia, this year's list is a real Thermomixed bag.

Tax cuts coverage ignored substance, focused on trivia

Tax cuts coverage ignored substance, focused on trivia

When it came to covering the most important change in our income tax system for decades, the media focused on political trivia at the expense of hard analysis.

How the media plays Canberra games instead of serving voters

How the media plays Canberra games instead of serving voters

The parlous state of economic debate in Australia is demonstrated by the lack of interest, or informed analysis, of the Prime Minister's major speech on economic reform.

Interest rate cuts are coming, but the retiree anger is already here

Interest rate cuts are coming, but the retiree anger is already here

Wealthy retirees are evidently feeling empowered to demand that the economic interests of the rest of Australia be further put aside to serve them.

Angry neoliberals rail at economic stimulus

Angry neoliberals rail at economic stimulus

Neoliberals are furious the Reserve Bank wants to stimulate the economy rather than enacting a purge that will inflict pain on workers and households.

Once again, the AFR Rich List misses the point

Once again, the AFR Rich List misses the point

The Australian Financial Review thinks that its annual Rich List celebrates Australia's 'opportunity society'. In reality it is contemptuous of the struggles of regular Australians.

Wages are going nowhere. And the entire governing class is to blame.

Wages are going nowhere. And the entire governing class is to blame.

Wages growth has ground to a halt in Australia, reflecting the wilful refusal of key players to take wage stagnation seriously.

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.

Aussie boardrooms set to be overrun by union thugs… say the Oz and AFR

Aussie boardrooms set to be overrun by union thugs… say the Oz and AFR

The latest scare campaign against industry super funds is the fantasy that trade unions will start calling the shots for big business.

Why is the Fin Review backing this absurd super proposal?

Why is the Fin Review backing this absurd super proposal?

Based on its recent performance under Peter Costello, the Future Fund shouldn't be allowed anywhere near super. So why is a publication controlled by Peter Costello's company spruiking the idea?