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Setka, Rosie Batty and the proxy war

Setka, Rosie Batty and the proxy war

If Labor is using gendered violence for factional warfare, it won't end well.

Setka could be sacked, union warns

Setka could be sacked, union warns

Good morning, early birds. Embattled union boss John Setka is pushing back amid warnings he will be sacked unless he resigns, and Home Affairs secretary Mike Pezzullo is counselled for his "inappropriate" and "intimidating" post-raid phone call. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Theresa May suffers fresh Brexit defeat

Theresa May suffers fresh Brexit defeat

Good morning, early birds. Theresa May has suffered yet another resounding Brexit defeat, and the RBA warns of the growing financial impact of climate change. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

The classical-music-loving Communist who changed Australia

The classical-music-loving Communist who changed Australia

Laurie Carmichael has died, the trade unionist who was for decades driven by one big idea: that Australian labour could not simply bargain for "more" but had to transform the conditions of life and society to create better jobs, better conditions, better lives.

Razer: ACTU’s class war pamphlet looks more like a class bore

Razer: ACTU’s class war pamphlet looks more like a class bore

If unions could release pamphlets that would not only be endured by ordinary people, but understood and enjoyed, that would be a nice start to the revolution.

From the Crikey archives: casualisation and the gig economy

From the Crikey archives: casualisation and the gig economy

As the ACTU ramps up their Change the Rules campaign, here's a primer on how the topic's developed over the last few years.

Crikey Worm: tax wars

Crikey Worm: tax wars

Good morning, early birds. Businesses and unions go head to head over corporate tax cuts. Plus, Trump's bloviating creates unusual bedfellows. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Are nasty, aggro unions creating havoc for Aussie businesses? Well no, not really.

Are nasty, aggro unions creating havoc for Aussie businesses? Well no, not really.

In the last five years Australia has enjoyed a period of industrial relations peace that no one would have believed in the 1980s.

Labor simultaneously betrays unions and reneges on its commitment to a federal ICAC

Labor simultaneously betrays unions and reneges on its commitment to a federal ICAC

What was that you were saying about your commitment to a federal ICAC, Bill?

The sneaky new legislation that could hobble trade unions (and seriously hurt workers)

The sneaky new legislation that could hobble trade unions (and seriously hurt workers)

And are the provisions of the corrupting benefits legislation even enforceable?