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Will Bill Shorten’s luck run out?

Will Bill Shorten’s luck run out?

Crikey readers discuss Bill Shorten, the ABC and the continued threat of wage stagnation.

Big business gives the gifts of wage stagnation and credit squeeze this Christmas

Big business gives the gifts of wage stagnation and credit squeeze this Christmas

A credit squeeze following the royal commission and wage stagnation are two big risks to the economy. Both ultimately derive from the same source.

Cormann holds the line on spending, but wage stagnation to continue

Cormann holds the line on spending, but wage stagnation to continue

This year's budget update sees extra revenue taking us back to surplus quicker, but workers are still stuck with wages that won't budge.

Out-of-touch politicians and journalists obsessed with parliamentary trivia

Out-of-touch politicians and journalists obsessed with parliamentary trivia

Politicians and the media are both focused on ephemeral issues at the expense of what voters are really concerned about — an economy that is no longer delivering for them.

Wage stagnation is pulling GDP down (and may pull interest rates down too)

Wage stagnation is pulling GDP down (and may pull interest rates down too)

Lack of wages growth is weighing on the economy, which is performing worse than expected, so much so an interest rate cut may be coming.

The death of manufacturing — overrated and overstated

The death of manufacturing — overrated and overstated

Australian manufacturing isn't as dead as some make out. And so what if it is?

Protectionism, wage stagnation and debt on the RBA’s watchlist

Protectionism, wage stagnation and debt on the RBA’s watchlist

While Canberra obsessed over strawberries and bullies, the Reserve Bank was flagging its concerns about the economy. This year, the list of negatives has narrowed.

GDP numbers show the Reserve Bank is right to ignore interest rate idiocy

GDP numbers show the Reserve Bank is right to ignore interest rate idiocy

Australians are digging deeper and deeper into their savings to fund a modest rate of economic growth. This is no "boom".

Don’t mention the wage: Gaetjens underwhelms with first outing as Treasury Secretary

Don’t mention the wage: Gaetjens underwhelms with first outing as Treasury Secretary

In his first speech, the new Treasury Secretary has completely ignored the biggest policy and political challenge the government faces: wage stagnation.

Six things Morrison must do to be competitive against Labor

Six things Morrison must do to be competitive against Labor

If Scott Morrison is to compete effectively against Labor, he must tackle six priority areas that his predecessor failed to deal with effectively.