Category: SocialProgressive

Federal Election 2019: Key economist Warwick McKibbin lends weight to Labor’s climate policy

Bill Shorten's use of international carbon permits has been backed.

Both major parties have cited a report by Professor McKibbin in 2015 to back their claims, but he said his latest work showed the economic impact would be smaller than thought four years ago because of advances in technology.

Sorry Morrison go back to the books (ODT)

Federal Election 2019: Key economist Warwick McKibbin lends weight to Labor’s climate policy

Iceland has mandated equal pay and Australia has to take note

The law requires private companies and government agencies to go through audits and receive certification that equal pay ...

Hats off to Iceland. On New Years Day the island nation became the first in the world to slap companies with fines if they pay a woman less than a man, because it is illegal.

Why is Australia so backward? Tunisia and Iceland have gender equality and we argue against it.

via Iceland has mandated equal pay and Australia has to take note

Day to Day Politics: A society for the common good – that’s what I want – » The Australian Independent Media Network

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‘Sometimes, just sometimes ones own problems can be resolved by helping others with theirs’

Source: Day to Day Politics: A society for the common good – that’s what I want – » The Australian Independent Media Network