The official statistics aren’t telling a complete or accurate picture of unemployment and underemployment in Australia, writes Malcolm King.
In a not-so-long-ago suburban Adelaide, children played out tiny versions of the battles that had ravaged a previous generation. Malcolm King recalls how the fear and anger was dissolved by one simple act of generosity.
Job titles such as “ninja”, “catalyst” and “brand evangelist” hide the fundamentally pointless nature of a new class of employment. Malcolm King explores the dehumanising world of whacko titles and bullshit jobs.
South Australia’s media largely ignores the real challenges facing the state – and that spells trouble for all of us, argues Malcolm King.
Evidence of widespread wage theft and revelations of a rotten culture in the nation’s financial sector point to a social contract in tatters – and will leave a lasting legacy of distrust and decay, writes Malcolm King.
Australia’s working class faces a bleak future but their plight barely registers in the leafy suburbs, argues Malcolm King.