For young Australians, our economy has been becoming more unequal in recent years -- and that's likely to accelerate.
Disempowerment lies behind the angst that has fueled the rise of minor parties in recent elections. And there is substance to voters' concerns.
A new report illustrates how effectively middle and high-income earners have used the tax system and NIMBYism to drive low-income earners out of housing ownership
Good morning, early birds. New data shows that the government's capital gains tax discount is, increasingly, a financial luxury only available to Australia's top earners. Plus, our last local hope for the 2018 Australian Open crashes out of the competition. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
For nanny statists, there'll always be another threat to exploit to impose controls on low-income people. The sugar tax is only the latest.
Yes, something should be done to prevent Australians consuming so much sugar. But forcing low-income consumers to pay more for it is not the solution.
Crikey readers discuss housing and other matters of the day.
The Grattan researchers forgot quite a few things about Queensland, writes economist and University of Queensland academic John Quiggin