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Pandemic or endemic: older women and the toxic workplace

Pandemic or endemic: older women and the toxic workplace

Myfan Jordan

Pandemic or endemic: older women and the toxic workplace
During the pandemic, economic, social and labour market impacts first hit younger women, particularly mothers working more casualised sectors and facing a sharp increase of unpaid work in the home. When Grassroots Research commenced the Generation Expendable? study in mid-2020, Australia’s pandemic fallout was already being described as a “shecession”...

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The origins of unaffordable housing in the practices of private ownership of land and private banking

The origins of unaffordable housing in the practices of private ownership of land and private banking

Gavin Tang

The origins of unaffordable housing in the practices of private ownership of land and private banking
Almost everyone has an awareness that housing has, in some places, become unaffordable for all (who are not already homeowners) except for those on a very high income bracket. We are faced with the situation that the average wage- or income-earner will not be able, even with a double income,...

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A Viable Rival Currency

A Viable Rival Currency

Simon Cole

A Viable Rival Currency
People often say of LETS (Local Exchange Trading System) “I don’t know why it hasn’t taken off – it’s such a good idea!” In this opinion piece, I look at what’s holding LETS back, and suggest a solution. We can buy almost anything with the Aussie dollar, so why do...

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