Canadians who had poor finances and health were more likely to report financial stress across the first several months of the pandemic.
The independent theatre will be a monument to how a failed department of arts and culture could not match state support with public philanthropy.
Universities can expect at least a A$3 billion reduction in international student revenue this year compared to 2019.
Out of the crises of the 1890s and 1940s Australia created quality, enduring legacies in post-school education. We now have a chance to upgrade these legacies to aid economic and social renewal.
Low-paid workers at both ends of the supply chain – the small farmers who grow most of the crop and the casual staff who serve you at the cafe – weren't well off even before the pandemic hit.
Disabled Canadians and those with chronic health conditions have been left out of government COVID-19 policies and programs and are struggling financially.
In the event of a new pandemic or a second wave of COVID-19, lives can be saved while also stabilizing business. It's not an either/or decision.
We need a new childcare system that encourages women to work, not punishes them for it
Can Europe's response to the Covid-19 health crisis put its economy on a greener path? To help answer this question, the recent GEM Energy Barometer polled around 100 energy experts in France.
Political and economic power-holders will strive for a return to pre-pandemic ‘normality’.
You'd think falling housing prices might help people on low incomes, but history shows downturns often increase inequality. And many buyers who took out big loans during the housing boom are at risk.
The Productivity Commission has released a report of its review of a national agreement on the skills workforce and the VET sector.
Billions have been lost in tax to fake self-employment and many registered as self-employed will struggle to get state aid.
The core egalitarian principle of the NHS could be under threat in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Even allowing for falls in asset values and some tax dodging, a modest tax on the wealthiest could pay off the government's ballooning debt.
Significant numbers of key workers barely make the minimum wage.
Some EU countries have said they won't help companies based in tax havens – but that doesn't include the EU's own tax havens.
With a threatening virus sweeping the world, research efforts across sectors have ground to a halt. But one thing is clear: the non-scientific community has never valued research more.
Australians faces an even more unequal future unless post-pandemic housing policy focuses on equity, solidarity and security. .
For every $1 lost in university tuition fees, there is another $1.15 lost in the broader economy. This means loss of university revenue can cost the Australian economy more than $40 billion by 2023.