In documents cleaned from a dusty drawer in Canberra, the tale of how John Howard survived his budget (and inspired many more) is up for re-examination.
2018 was a year of excess. In fact, there were many times when I thought the world had completely lost the plot. But there are important lessons amongst the wreckage.
Well, we have the first attack ad of the season as the ALP took aim at Turnbull’s tax measures. We’re at the start of a long road.
As it stands, the gig economy grants those who deliver our food very little security, sometimes paying them as little as $6 an hour if they’re fortunate. It’s time we deliver change.
The last work week of the year would unfortunately not go quietly, as Donald Trump eviscerated the taxation system, complicated violent sped through the Melbourne CBD and history was made at the end of a cuff.
Recently, a bill that would see Elon Musk and his ilk able to work above the state laws of South Australia was vociferously shot down. I think we should do it, as history has shown it to work.
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.
Typically, it came to light and passed without comment. However, the Federal Budget ignoring the needs of 12 million needs to be shouted from the rooftops.
Debt. We all have it. The question is, who in Canberra wants to drag us out of it? To seek an answer, we tasked a corresponded to lurk the murky corners of parliament.
Uncovered by correspondents, a global war rattles on. A clash authored in Washington, with the ultimate goal of remaking the world.
What a night. Our heads were swimming with the romance of possibilities, and some of us did some things we didn’t want to do. So, who got the most out of the budget?
The fear, now backed by science, is that robots will take our jobs. And they will. Blame not the cyborgs, however, but those who laughed at the possibilities of it happening.
The PolitiScope podcast dissects the next great social question of our time: should we implement a universal income moving forward, or will that push us back?
Yesterday, the news circled around two pieces of little consequence, while the actual news went unheralded. We avoided the recession, and that should be the issue. To the Libmobile!
Despite the news of the deficit, we’ve somehow kept our AAA rating. However, I contend that the finger the Coalition points in blame should be upon its own chest.
Morning! What happened while you were asleep? Well, positives actually. Bana was evacuated from Aleppo, we kept our AAA credit rating and a politician got a new job.
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.
In using “the forgotten people” to paint a portrait of victimisation, it looks like Menzies’ term has been more than a little bastardised in another attempt to drum up hysteria over the harm of immigration.
The Australian political vehicle is one that is fundamentally broken, and it will take a skilled mechanic to fix it. Here’s six problems that need repair before I can let you drive out of here.
Criticism is part of the deal when it comes to leading a political party – or indeed a nation. But one Leftie thinks Trump and Turnbull may deserve some positive reinforcement as of late.
Now that Smokin’ Joe has left the ring, we want to know: between Joe Hockey and Wayne Swan, who was the better Treasurer? Rob Idol explains.
Sharing our lives in an unfettered way with the gradual surrender of our identities to the economy, Maiya Elali wonders whether this drive to be digitally valid and valuable is truly worth it.