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Littleproud threatens financial stability on behalf of coal donors

The Nationals are threatening to undermine Australia's financial stability to help their coal miner donors. But they're not the only ones embracing fossil fuels because it pays to.

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Coal is in crisis regardless of what Labor does

Climate denialists on both sides of politics can rail all they like, but thermal coal is increasingly unviable and miners want out.

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Looming construction crisis shows slow, deep burn of virus

New forecasts from the construction sector suggest one of Australia's biggest employers will be struggling well into the mid-2020s.

Are we destined for a tragedy like Grenfell?

One of the most basic requirements of a developed, modern country is a safe place to live and work. This does not currently describe Australia.

Paladin documents reveal ties to PNG political family

Good morning, early birds. The ongoing investigation into Paladin Group has revealed the security contractor's close PNG political ties, and the Coalition prepares to back down on key Labor and Greens motions in the Senate. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

CommBank gives in to AUSTRAC, hands over $700 million

While the government obsesses about the trivial impacts of "militant" unions, large corporations are being exposed for engaging in serious misconduct that has dramatic impacts.

Crikey Worm: Coalition anger over dropped union blackmail charges

Good morning, early birds. Prosecutors have dropped blackmail charges against CFMEU figures, and the Coalition isn't happy. Plus, Steve Ciobo tries to repair Australia-China diplomatic relations. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Demonisation campaign against unions comes a cropper — yet again

Yet another trade union royal commission prosecution has spectacularly collapsed. Anyone seeing a pattern here?

The many forces trying to ‘tear up’ our workplace laws

To read the news today, you'd think one organisation was gunning for IR change. The truth is more complicated.

Aldi and its employer mates are hell-bent on keeping your wages low

Employers remain committed to undermining wages growth despite the evidence that wage stagnation is undermining both the economy and our political system.

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