The ASX has followed Wall Street, exhibiting clear losses across the board. But amongst the violence, who was hit hardest?
Last night, QandA discussed the damage that big business has done to the small employee. However, the unions also face work to redefine themselves in the public eye.
As Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies grow in value, the avenues of theft become more developed. So, what should you be looking out for?
Just two weeks short of the date, a new scam on Facebook promises to shower you with gifts in a communal environment, for a low, low cost. Who believes this tosh?
Despite our history of trying to prove otherwise, the reality is that no amount of Black entrepreneurship or ownership can overcome the economic disparity.
Labor’s universal basic income is extremely flawed, as they’ve missed the fundamental points. Instead of using it to replace the welfare system wholesale, an intelligent tax solution will see us take the next step.
Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week we look at the coming ad war, how AI turned hype into results and the equation to make the sale.
Compared to the altruistic bank robbers of the past, Scott Morrison’s recent heist pales in comparison.
Life is hard. Keeping your head above water often brings on the need for a nap. Fortunately, Life Hacks for the Dead shows us how to solve both. Except the debt part.
The wave of nationalism sweeping across the globe may sing a new song, but its chorus is a tale as old as time.
The trial of the card that stops welfare recipients from buying “non-essentials” like alcohol is complete. Alan Tudge has hailed it as a success, but almost half of the users disagree.
As it stands, it is a criminal offence for government employees to release information, which has no modifier for whistleblowers. Time for a change.
Homer Simpson, the idol of the median masses has held over 150 jobs, so how much money has he earned in those positions? Vox has a S-M-R-T analysis.
When notable economist Thomas Piketty addressed Sydney on the growing issue of inequality in developed nations, I found myself in the crowd.
Despite baby-boomers’ claims, the realities of entering the housing market are grim. Rent forever so we can live happily? Sounds like an Australian Dream to me.
The Banking Inquiry has passed us. But beyond the political point scoring and the grandstanding, what real progress was made?
We spoke to Michael Cullinan from Rapid Finance about the importance of transparency in the financial process, for both client and lender alike.
Despite the fact that I work in the industry that gains the most from negative gearing, I’d much rather see it gone.
All the analysts we contacted were in bed by the time the budget was tabled, so we wrangled a bitchy millennial with an axe to grind. Soz.
A European tax model is something to be taken into account and if raising taxes means raising our quality of life, then ultimately, it should be a non-issue.
Ingeborg van Teeseling outlines the benefits of a European Basic Income trial, which could radically reduce Australia’s welfare spending.