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I'd wager our earnings aren't too high

Last week, data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed that wages growth in the private sector over the past year was at record lows. While this data once again blew to hell all suggestions ... read more

Federal judge strikes down Obamacare

The Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional without the penalty for lack of insurance coverage, a federal judge ruled this evening. Congress last year was unable to kill Obamacare, but did repeal the ... read more

Do we even need a fibre National Broadband Network?

I’ve had Telstra Cable and used to routinely get 15Mbps or more and I’m about as much of a power user as you’re going to find ... Sorry, I don’t go in for that kind of thing. When we get to that Minor... read more

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A moment of realism

There are moments when realism finally impinges on the world of self-congratulation ... impact of inflation and wage restraint has produced. A 12 per cent fall in wages over the three years since Lehm... read more

My View: When did teacher bashing become the new national pastime?

Sounds simple enough – unless you know anything about baseball ... And when exactly did (de)grading teachers surpass baseball to become the new national pastime? But here’s the worst part: this story ... read more

Open Thread

This new poll showing Dems closing the enthusiasm gap can't possibly have any grounding in reality, and was probably sponsored by NPR, George Soros, and anonymous union cash from health care workers, ... read more

How Much Should Teachers Make?

A much discussed new book, Teachers Have It Easy: The Big Sacrifices and Small Sacrifices of America's Teacher, argues that teacher pay is scandalously low considering importance and difficultly the w... read more

Extreme Fitness

Extreme Fitness is a ubiquitous fitness club chain in the Toronto area that now has six locations including the one pictured above on the Danforth. The gyms are generally clean, spacious and feature t... read more

This isn't the childcare overhaul that we need

Professor of Gender and Employment Relations at University of Sydney Business School. She told a workshop examining the Productivity Commission's draft report last year that for many women, it doesn't ... read more

What will help less wealthy students get into top universities?

The Office for Fair Access (Offa) says this has not changed since the mid 1990s. The Offa report identified several factors holding ... Did you find it difficult when applying to university? What do y... read more

Blue Collar Blues

Great article several weeks ago in The Oregonian titled Power Moms Not Only Ones Needing Help. (Thank you, Mother of 4, for bringing it to my attention.) The main point is that middle and lower income ... read more

Dear This Week: your views on our show

Here is a selection of the comments from This Week viewers on our show. Please keep yours brief - a few short sentences are ideal - and include your town and real name to have a chance of having your ... read more

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