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Abbott’s new treaty a win for lawyers, corporations, but a loss for Australia

Abbott’s new treaty a win for lawyers, corporations, but a loss for Australia

ISDS benefits only corporations, and governments lose out even when they win, the evidence shows.

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Ten boss’ shock exit stuns industry, leaves many suspicious

Ten boss’ shock exit stuns industry, leaves many suspicious

Hamish McLennan’s sudden departure from Network Ten came as a surprise to just about everyone in the industry. Well, almost everyone. Glenn Dyer and Myriam Robin report.

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Rundle: why Clinton needs Sanders to split the Republicans

Rundle: why Clinton needs Sanders to split the Republicans

In the desert of the real, the spectacle is all. And what a spectacle the race for US president is already turning out to be.

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Razer: at least the ALP fucks up in plain sight

Razer: at least the ALP fucks up in plain sight

Say what you will about the Labor Party, it is certainly committed to “openness”.

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Tips and rumours

Brandis persona non grata at Helpmanns … Christopher Pyne boots us from his party … Nats for McGowan? …

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Would the ALP’s ‘Buffett tax’ put an end to tax-rorting millionaires?

Some 55 millionaires paid no tax at all in 2012-13, and they claimed an average of $700 in benefits. Economist and freelance journalist Jason Murphy says that doesn’t necessarily mean they are rorters, but the chances are pretty good …

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Essential: just go, Bronwyn, just go

Many voters, including Liberal voters, want Bronwyn Bishop gone from politics altogether. And few people are buying the government’s efforts to link a carbon price and higher electricity prices, Essential Report shows.

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Crikey Blogs | LINKS|

Is Miranda Devine right? Are speeding fines outrageous?

Enormous numbers of infringement notices for speeding are issued each year. More than three quarters are for relatively low level offences yet the level of fines is punitive for ordinary households

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Oh no, Google took a photo of my house!

Taking a photo of your house? That’s hardly a breach of privacy, writes Stilgherrian.

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Media briefs: the beauty of ripping off others’ work … no square eyes … Cosby’s accusers speak …

Nobody is watching TV anymore. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Business bites: cheap oil … coal spoiled … markets on the boil …

The price of oil is still falling. Plus other business tidbits of the day.

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DECODER

WHAT WAS SAID:

"It is a very heavy price for the way [Adem Somyurek] has acted. That's the appropriate sanction."

"It would take way too much effort to kick him out of parliament. "

Daniel Andrews
Election Deciders
The Power Index profiles the influential insiders, flacks and tabloid hacks.
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The campaign directors
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The strategists
2
The spinners
3
The unionists
4
The lobbyists
5
The ad creatives
6
The money bags
7
The TV directors
8
The tabloid editors
9

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