WEALTH INEQUALITY IN AUSTRALIA: TIMELY NEW REPORT
Discussion of latest Evatt Foundation Report on Wealth Inequality
"During the three decades after the second world war, reforming governments in many capitalist nations had progressive taxation and welfare state arrangements that were explicitly designed to ameliorate economic inequalities. It is the replacement of that social democratic inclination by the politics of neoliberalism and austerity, together with a weakening of the labour movement, that subsequently turned the tide."
THE WEALTH OF THE NATION - Evatt Foundation Report June 2016
'TAX AVOIDANCE' MASTERS REVEALED: EXCLUSIVE
by Michael West
Award-winning investigative journalist Michael West, in partnership with The New Daily, uncovers the hidden players in the multi-billion business of global tax dodging. This research got him fired from Farfax!
WHY WE NEED A ROYAL COMMISSION INTO BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES
NO JOBS AND GROWTH JOY FOR COALITION IN LATEST INVESTMENT FIGURES
AUSTRALIAN BANKS FACE PROFITS RISKS FROM HOUSEHOLD DEBT AND CHINA TRANSITION, FITCH SAYS
MURRAY GOULBURN MILK SAGA HAS ITS ROOTS IN DEREGULATION
The University of Western Australia's Professor Tim Mazzarol investigates the current milk crisis and traces its roots back to the decision to deregulate the dairy industry.
TURNBULL GOVERNMENT ACTS ON LEAKS TO HIDE THE MESS OF ITS NBN
SELF REGULATING BANKS ROB US BLIND: THE NEED FOR A ROYAL COMMISSION
WikiLeaks RELEASES NEW SECRET DOCUMENTS FOR THE HUGE TRADE IN SERVICES AGREEMENT (TISA)
MALCOLM TURNBULL ESCALATES HIS WAR ON THE POOR AND UNEMPLOYED
The employment services industry. Comprised of for-profit and not-for-profit companies ranging from billion-dollar corporations like Max Employment to charities like the Salvation Army, the employment services industry has become a highly lucrative business.
'THE END OF TAFE AS WE KNOKW IT': LEAKED PAPER DETAILS FEDERAL VOCATIONAL TAKEOVER by Matthew Knott, Michael Bachelard
"Under the Turnbull government proposal, obtained by Fairfax Media, TAFE fees would be deregulated and TAFEs would receive the same levels of funding as private colleges in a bid to increase competition in the sector.
"States could provide some top-up funding for TAFE, but only enough to ensure 'competitive neutrality' with private providers under the shake-up, which would transform the vocational education and training (VET) sector."