Tag: Productivity

The big lie – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Behind closed doors, government ministers beholden to monopoly capitalists cherry-pick which industry sectors get the most hand-outs. Take for example the unscrupulous extraction industry receiving fuel subsidies and a raft of other tax-breaks designed to offset the operational costs of doing business. While the working class suffer the financial burden that comes from the inequity of a 10% regressive goods and services tax, rent-seekers and other capitalists benefit handsomely from government wilfully leaving gaping loopholes in the tax system.

The big lie – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Our priorities need a serious rethink – » The Australian Independent Media Network

But on what planet is the contribution which any of these people has made to society in general, regardless of gender, worth anywhere near the obscene amount they get paid? Why does sitting in front of a camera every morning, talking gibberish and presenting an occasional news article entitle these people to wages that the real contributors to society can only dream of?

Source: Our priorities need a serious rethink – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Revealed: how Tony Abbott’s government was the least productive since 1971 | News | The Guardian

An analysis of legislation passed shows the Abbott administration was less productive than any Australian government since John Gorton

Source: Revealed: how Tony Abbott’s government was the least productive since 1971 | News | The Guardian