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Corporations need our help. Crispin Semmens

How to pull the plug on irresponsible capitalism

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has proposed a plan to stop companies from avoiding billions of dollars in taxes. As we know from the scandals surrounding Amazon, Starbucks, Vodafone…
Household incomes rose, and people remained satisfied with their homes and neighbourhoods, throughout the global financial crisis. Flickr/colinjcampbell

Income up, life satisfaction levels unchanged during GFC

Average household incomes in Australia defied the global financial crisis to increase substantially in the 2008-09 financial year, and life satisfaction levels were unaffected by the downturn, according…
Fairfax’s reputation for independent journalism is at stake. AAP/Joel Carrett

MPs warn Rinehart against editorial meddling at Fairfax

Communications Minister Stephen Conroy says mining magnate Gina Rinehart has no right to trash the reputation of Fairfax Media by overriding the company’s charter of editorial independence. In an unusual…
Alice Giles performs at a protest against the staff cuts at the ANU School of Music. Flickr/Orangedrummerboy

ANU music school cuts will ‘destroy its reputation’

The Australian National University will proceed with plans to slash academic staff at its School of Music by almost half, in a bid to make it “financially sustainable … without being an unacceptable burden…

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