Yet another minimum wage ramble

Yet another minimum wage ramble

By Elise Williams If you’re a university student, you’re more than likely familiar with soul-sucking, mental health-destroying, minimum wage jobs. Here in Australia, very few people are exempt from this cursed rite of passage. Nonetheless, we need to be grateful that...
Yet another minimum wage ramble

Asia’s Time has Come

By Jennifer Min In the 19th century, Europe was in charge; in the 20th, it was the United States. Now, with the rise of China, it appears that the time has come for Asia to steer the global economy. Although it’s true that China is driving the economy in Asia, and...
Is “Speaking Your Truth” the New Alternative Facts?

Is “Speaking Your Truth” the New Alternative Facts?

Recommended by Jennifer Min Economists can be seen as truth-seekers. Part of their job is to find out how and why the human world works the way it does. Lately, though, it’s becoming harder to distinguish the truth from mere perception. In her article, Braw...
Is “Speaking Your Truth” the New Alternative Facts?

Political Amnesia: How We Forgot How To Govern

Recommended by Declan Hunt Laura Tingle’s essay about the art of government is part defence, part lament. Political Amnesia traces how Australian politics lost its “institutional memory”, the impacts of this on good governance, and how we might put...
Yet another minimum wage ramble

Bar Tabs: A Further Examination

By Declan Hunt In his exceedingly popular piece last week, Dylan described the consumption of drinks by attendees at Over the Hedge as being far from equitable, and proposed a number of solutions to fix this inequality in the future. This week, we’ll build on his...

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