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Will the Western Sydney Aerotropolis really create jobs?

Will the Western Sydney Aerotropolis really create jobs?

The NSW government’s planned Aerotropolis is spinning to residents of western Sydney. It's more about useful politics than plausible policy.

Unemployment up, but Reserve Bank might still be reluctant to act

Unemployment up, but Reserve Bank might still be reluctant to act

Unemployment has officially risen, meaning the Reserve Bank should cut interest rates. But the jobs market is actually still performing well.

A year of insult and injury for job seekers and the unemployed

A year of insult and injury for job seekers and the unemployed

This year was an annus horribilis for the poor — but the tireless campaigning of low-income advocates offers some hope for the future.

Bringing interviews in for questioning

Bringing interviews in for questioning

Welcome to For Your Information, where Helen Razer explains a topic of global, local or, occasionally, no significance. Today, Helen asks some tough questions of job interviews.

The death of manufacturing — overrated and overstated

The death of manufacturing — overrated and overstated

Australian manufacturing isn't as dead as some make out. And so what if it is?

Crikey hunts for a newshound

Crikey hunts for a newshound

The bunker is growing.

Razer: David Graeber cuts through the bullshit

Razer: David Graeber cuts through the bullshit

Next to academic David Graeber, Jordan Peterson is a xerox of Malcolm Gladwell’s rejected TED talk notes on the topic of “Chicks: they’re just like that”

A million jobs created despite so-called ‘punitive’ company tax

A million jobs created despite so-called ‘punitive’ company tax

The government is justifiably proud of its employment achievements -- but it's been done without a company tax cut, and it hasn't helped wages.

Our ‘draconian’ company tax rate produces yet more record jobs growth

Our ‘draconian’ company tax rate produces yet more record jobs growth

Either Australia's jobs market is booming, or we desperately need a company tax cut. Both those things can't be true at the same time, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

While we obsess over scandal, what’s happening on policy?

While we obsess over scandal, what’s happening on policy?

While the governing class examines its own navel for scandal, what's happening on the most important policy issues?