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What we can learn about the future of our economy by paying attention to the past

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.

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Company tax cuts: another front in the ongoing war on young Australians

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.

Business Council of Australia chief executive Jennifer Westacott (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Corporations are working to mould the post-pandemic economy in their interests

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.

Australian Industry Group CEO Innes Willox. (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Business moves to fill Morrison’s empty agenda

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.

Not a company tax cut in sight, but investment is set to surge

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.

Minister for Communications Mitch Fifield, Minister for Finance Mathias Cormann and Minister for Jobs Michaelia Cash at a press conference to announce their support for Peter Dutton as prime minister at Parliament House in Canberra, Thursday, August 23, 2018. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) NO ARCHIVING

Turnbull prime ministership ends in chaos as Cormann shifts

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.

Company tax cuts dumped in afternoon of backflips

The Turnbull government has abandoned its signature company tax cut policy.

Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson resigns

Good morning, early birds. The Adelaide Archbishop found guilty of covering up child abuse finally resigns. Plus, the editor of New Matilda is detained by the Israeli navy. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

The Cormannator takes guard in front of company tax cuts

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.

Do company tax cuts cause falling wages?

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?

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