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What if wages growth never rises?

What if wages growth never rises?

Evidence from the US and New Zealand is that even at very low levels of unemployment, wages will continue to stagnate.

How bad is the economy? Let us count the ways.

How bad is the economy? Let us count the ways.

A torrent of economic data emerged yesterday to suggest the stagnating economy is at risk of turning into something worse.

Reserve Bank flags that government must address stagnation

Reserve Bank flags that government must address stagnation

The Reserve Bank has suggested monetary policy has done most of what it can for a stagnating economy — and that it's time for the government to step up.

Morrison’s stagnation is harming ‘quiet Australians’

Morrison’s stagnation is harming ‘quiet Australians’

Despite the government's claims that wages growth is picking up, it fell in the December quarter. Scott Morrison's 'quiet Australians' face years of minimal pay increases.

Reserve Bank spots a lift in the economy — in the 2020s

Reserve Bank spots a lift in the economy — in the 2020s

The Reserve Bank has revised its economic forecasts down and now says there'll be no noticeable growth until Christmas 2021.

Why Australian workers can’t win

Why Australian workers can’t win

No matter what Australian workers do, business demands an ever more comprehensive victory over them.

Our future is stagnation — and no one’s dealing with it

Our future is stagnation — and no one’s dealing with it

Australia's stagnation will continue unless governments take clear steps to address it. At the moment neither the government nor Labor are facing it.

Australia’s lost decade

Australia’s lost decade

From energy policy to Indigenous recognition, the government's lazy approach has left the country to stagnate.

A stagnant government has created a stagnant Australia

A stagnant government has created a stagnant Australia

Stagnation has become the defining characteristic of the nation under a government determined to maintain the status quo — to lock Australia firmly in place, incapable of progressing.

Josh among the business barbarians

Josh among the business barbarians

When Frydenberg forced the question of why businesses aren't investing in Australia, a convenient amnesia seemed to take over.