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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.

Signs of global slowdown multiply as Australian wages stagnate

Signs of global slowdown multiply as Australian wages stagnate

As signs of a global slowdown multiply, Australian workers endured another quarter of the government's policy of deliberate wage stagnation.

Government racks up another win in its wage stagnation policy

Government racks up another win in its wage stagnation policy

Australian workers were stuck for another quarter with stagnant wages, the latest figures show. And this Groundhog Day is going to be repeating for a long time.

Far-right conference shows the old face of conservative politics

Far-right conference shows the old face of conservative politics

Crikey readers discuss conservative rhetoric, the role of local pharmacies and the stagnating economy.

Reserve Bank signals turning point on a road to nowhere

Reserve Bank signals turning point on a road to nowhere

While RBA governor Philip Lowe told politicians of an economic 'turning point', the bank's Statement of Monetary Policy revealed a stagnating economy.

Why are your wages going nowhere? The Reserve Bank has no idea.

Why are your wages going nowhere? The Reserve Bank has no idea.

If we don’t know the cause of low wages growth, how on earth are we going to fix it?

Is the government’s economic mishandling any surprise?

Is the government’s economic mishandling any surprise?

Crikey readers discuss economic stagnation, rural drought crises and questionable media tactics.

Stagnation and policy problems are in the ‘too hard’ basket

Stagnation and policy problems are in the ‘too hard’ basket

New data confirms the economy is in an extended period of stagnation that has left households, in some cases, poorer than they were six years ago.