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.
The Turnbull government has abandoned its signature company tax cut policy.
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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?
New evidence is emerging that the Trump company tax cuts have produce none of the benefits claimed by advocates, with wages growth in the US falling and investment and shares underperforming.
A new study from one of the key institutions of neoliberalism shows that as companies become more dominant, they invest less and pay lower wages.