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Yes, Labor made the right choice on the government’s tax cuts

Yes, Labor made the right choice on the government’s tax cuts

When it came to a tax bill that was destined to pass no matter what, Labor cut its losses. That people are seeing it as a new sellout or betrayal is utterly bewildering.

Who’s afraid of the upper-middle class?

Who’s afraid of the upper-middle class?

After the shock loss at the federal election, Labor is running scared. But backing away from a progressive tax agenda is a mistake.

There are no good choices for Labor

There are no good choices for Labor

The best hope Labor has is that nothing challenging happens immediately, and that it is essentially irrelevant for a year or so.

There is still a battle to be fought on climate

There is still a battle to be fought on climate

Crikey readers discuss the climate action battle, post-ministerial jobs and tax justice.

The government’s tax bait-and-switch doesn’t add up

The government’s tax bait-and-switch doesn’t add up

The government would have you believe that regular citizens are responsible for three times the tax avoidance of corporations. But those numbers don't add up.

Crikey Worm: ATO crackdown on lost taxes

Crikey Worm: ATO crackdown on lost taxes

Good morning, early birds. The ATO claims taxpayers are dodging significantly more tax than corporations. Plus, Queensland take a consolatory win in the State of Origin. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Correcting Scott Morrison’s falsehoods on the Australian economy

Correcting Scott Morrison’s falsehoods on the Australian economy

The Treasurer's press releases are packed with incorrect assertions about Australia's economic dominance, falsehoods about tax relief and deflections from the government's financial incompetence -- and that's just in the last month.

Crikey Worm: a ‘class war’ waged on tax

Crikey Worm: a ‘class war’ waged on tax

Good morning, early birds. Labor and the Coalition are jostling for support with tax cuts. Plus, a new poll finds a sharp spike in anti-immigration sentiments. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Fantasy budget: beefing up progressive tax is what the people want

Fantasy budget: beefing up progressive tax is what the people want

With the 2018 budget less than a week away from dropping, Per Capita has once again put together its wish-list -- a grab-bag of tax, education, and services funding reform.