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Neoliberals can’t CEDA wood for the trees on exploitation

Neoliberals can’t CEDA wood for the trees on exploitation

A new report suggests temporary migration doesn't harm wages and employment — but the experience of foreign students and working holidaymakers is entirely ignored.

Wages will not rise under the Coalition

Wages will not rise under the Coalition

Crikey readers discuss the economic downturn, the state of the Senate and school funding

Has anyone got the capacity to solve poor wages growth?

Has anyone got the capacity to solve poor wages growth?

The Reserve Bank knows that wages aren't growing, but doesn't know why, and doesn't know what level of unemployment is needed to get them growing.

Setka shows why unions and Labor have failed on wage stagnation

Setka shows why unions and Labor have failed on wage stagnation

At a time when unions should be on the front foot and pushing for structural changes to address wage stagnation, figures like John Setka play into right-wing campaigns to demonise the union movement.

Stagnant wages, stagnant economy — when will jobs start stagnating too?

Stagnant wages, stagnant economy — when will jobs start stagnating too?

The federal election might ensure that jobs growth stays strong for another month — but eventually it will succumb to gravity.

Why the Coalition’s $20b tax cuts won’t save the economy

Why the Coalition’s $20b tax cuts won’t save the economy

Even with Labor's incoming support, the government's plan to give tax cuts to the wealthy won't prop up a lagging economy beset by poor growth and stagnant wages.

The government engineered a faltering economy — now it’s MIA

The government engineered a faltering economy — now it’s MIA

Josh Frydenberg says there are "domestic challenges" to economic growth. The main challenge is one he and his government has created, and it's smashing the economy.

Australia’s lost decade beckons as productivity, investment and wages slump

Australia’s lost decade beckons as productivity, investment and wages slump

Australia now has a real productivity crisis. So where's the wailing and gnashing of teeth that accompanied the fake crisis claimed to have happened under Labor?

How business-as-usual and vested interests won out

How business-as-usual and vested interests won out

The 2019 election showed how powerful economic interests could thwart attempts to erode their privileges and rorts via scare campaigns.

Wages are going nowhere. And the entire governing class is to blame.

Wages are going nowhere. And the entire governing class is to blame.

Wages growth has ground to a halt in Australia, reflecting the wilful refusal of key players to take wage stagnation seriously.