Implementation of a big business reform agenda after the crisis would lead to lower growth, more wage stagnation and more anger at business as it inflicts costs on the community.
Evidence from Trump's company tax cuts in the US shows that wealthy retirees will be the winners, and younger and low-income Australians the losers, if Australian companies are given a windfall.
If progressives really want to see meaningful change in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, they need to recognise the powerful forces that will resist it.
The unexpected election of the Morrison government gives business an opportunity to get their wishlist: the same old industrial relations deregulation and company tax cuts.
Despite the lack of a big business tax cut, investment in Australia is on the rise — so much so that mining companies are now warning that workers might actually get real wages rises.
The Prime Ministership of Malcolm Turnbull is over after Mathias Cormann shifted his support to Peter Dutton. What happens next, however, is not yet clear.
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The Finance Minister has made it clear to colleagues that if they want to overturn the government's company tax cuts, they'll have to fight him.
Evidence emerging in the US suggests real wages have actually gone backwards since the Trump company tax cuts. Maybe company tax cuts actually lead to lower wages?