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The NSW government attempted to muzzle GetUp and failed spectacularly

The NSW government attempted to muzzle GetUp and failed spectacularly

The NSW government didn't bother finding a reason for restricting contributions from third party campaigners like GetUp. The High Court wasn't happy.

Coalition regroups for union attack

Coalition regroups for union attack

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition plans to resurrect a bill that would weaken the unions. Plus, a record month for renewable energy. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Razer: the struggle of maintaining the rage in a place as dull as Fed Square

Razer: the struggle of maintaining the rage in a place as dull as Fed Square

In Australia, we yell at ugly buildings out of habit, but also to maintain the rage. To be angry at a city for its failure to meet the needs of its people is to believe, still, that you own a bit of it.  

Don’t dismiss millennials — they have every reason to rise up and fight

Don’t dismiss millennials — they have every reason to rise up and fight

Crikey readers debate young people fighting for workers' rights, the importance of the royal wedding and Labor's "rollovers" on national security.

Start ’em young: why it’s time to revisit the fight over youth wages

Start ’em young: why it’s time to revisit the fight over youth wages

Why does a 20-year-old deserve less pay than a 21-year-old doing the same job? If the unions want more young people on board, this is the way to get them.

Want to fix endless wage stagnation? Go on strike.

Want to fix endless wage stagnation? Go on strike.

It's hard to see how any long-term return to higher wages growth will be achieved without a significant rise in strikes, which have been at historically low levels for many years.

Who is the man spruiking the ‘white privilege and nurses’ non-story?

Who is the man spruiking the ‘white privilege and nurses’ non-story?

Graeme Haycroft, the man behind a breakaway nurse's union pushing a beat-up of nurses having to declare their white privilege, has an unlikely history to be speaking out for workers' rights.

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.

If the rail workers can’t do it, when can we actually strike?

If the rail workers can’t do it, when can we actually strike?

The defusing of Sydney rail-worker's threat to strike has raised once again the question of how free our right to strike really is.