US economists and policymakers are sufficiently concerned about wage stagnation to investigate the impact of corporate power. Meantime, here it's a chorus of Pollyannas.
Wage stagnation for Australian workers continued in the June quarter, with private sector employees falling behind inflation. It's become a hallmark of this Coalition government.
Evidence emerging in the US suggests real wages have actually gone backwards since the Trump company tax cuts. Maybe company tax cuts actually lead to lower wages?
While Australia's private sector workers went backwards in 2016-17, CEOs enjoyed a 10%-plus pay rise, new data shows.
The Reserve Bank has made clear what it thinks of the campaign from neoliberals to push interest rates up out of a fetish for tighter monetary policy.
Australians don't trust Turnbull or his government because they keep stuffing up -- but their poor governance is as much to do with ideology and malice as much as incompetence.
New evidence is emerging that the Trump company tax cuts have produce none of the benefits claimed by advocates, with wages growth in the US falling and investment and shares underperforming.
A new study from one of the key institutions of neoliberalism shows that as companies become more dominant, they invest less and pay lower wages.
A new OECD report suggests Workchoices-style industrial relations deregulation doesn't help wages growth or employment.
The real challenge of economic reform revolves around the relative power of corporations and citizens, not the traditional reform narrative of recent decades that has left people disenchanted.