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JobSlayer: gas giants grab $300m subsidy then axe 3000 workers

The Government touts gas as a key plank of JobMaker, its Covid-19 recession recovery plan. To help "support jobs" the...

BossKeeper: ports giant Qube bullies its way into Jobkeeper and plush bonuses

Shipping group Qube Holdings will give back $17m in JobKeeper subsidies but pockets $13.5m and some fancy executive bonuses despite...

The K-Shaped Recovery: financial fortunes fork as JobKeeper, JobSeeker cliff looms

A record sharemarket and bouncing property prices are a boon for many Australians yet the economic recovery is shaping up...

Housing Hypocrites: Tim Wilson’s housing affordability crusade just an assault on super

Liberal MP Tim Wilson is the latest Coalition politician to cry crocodile tears over the housing affordability crisis, calling for...

Donald Trump deserted by corporate funders now regulations are gutted and tax breaks banked

Corporate America is frantically distancing itself from Donald Trump in the dying days of his presidency after spending four years...

Labor backflip puts Coles and Woolies profits before indigenous health

The Northern Territory government has caved in to liquor lobby pressure and imperilled the health of First Nations People by...

Covid-19: sacrificing lives does not mean saving the economy

A study of 45 countries shows those who have contained the virus also tend to have less severe economic impacts...

Balancing Act: Qantas reaps $1bn from taxpayers, but jobs, flights, fares all up in the air

Charging exorbitant prices for travellers stranded overseas while raking in record government subsidies. Qantas and Virgin are the quintessential cases...

A Guaranteed Job? Radical idea to combat automation, alienation gathers momentum

A maverick Liberal MP crossed the floor of a state parliament this year to vote for a Job Guarantee. Callum...

Coalition’s war on casual workers a harbinger for assault on permanent workers

The workplace abuses of the 18th and 19th centuries have returned under the guise of the gig economy. The Morrison...

Vintage year for the wealthy: COVID-19 widens gap between rich and poor

Executive bonuses inflated by JobKeeper, rising property and share prices, tax cuts for the wealthy. What's not to like about...

Bad Gig: industrial relations “reform” bill delivers flexibility … for employers

When about one-third of casuals work full-time hours, almost 60% have been with their employer for more than a year,...



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