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Border Farce at home in Abbott’s shambolic dystopia

Border Farce at home in Abbott’s shambolic dystopia

The debacle of Operation Fortitude is the bureaucratic consequence of the Abbott government’s deliberate trampling of basic rights.

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Anatomy of a clusterfuck: how Operation Fortitude went down

Anatomy of a clusterfuck: how Operation Fortitude went down

It was on, then it was off, then it was on again, then it was’t. How did the Australian Border Force screw up Operation Fortitude so very badly? And won’t someone please send poor Peter Dutton a packet of Lemsip?

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LIVE BLOG Out of the bunker

Join Crikey at the 2015 Melbourne Writers Festival

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‘Not journalists’: how Greste and Al Jazeera journos lost their retrial

Peter Greste’s Al Jazeera colleagues are still in Egyptian prison and will remain there for another three years, barring a presidential pardon, writes freelance journalist in Cairo Joel Gulhane.

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Tips and rumours

Is the City of Melbourne carrying out its own Operation Fortitude? … an odd solution to tracking visitors … maybe can bomb away a refugee crisis? …

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Stem cell truthers silence the unbelievers

Multiple sclerosis sufferers are often willing to go to extraordinary lengths to get an unproven, unapproved treatment. But conspiracy theories are not the way to practise medicine.

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The coal, hard truth: Chinese steel is the canary in the mine

The rise of cleaner energy sources adds a structural element to the ongoing downturn in demand for coal.

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Has MH370 really been found? More Malaysia Airlines screw-ups mean we still don’t know

Was the debris found on La Reunion Island from MH370? If only Malaysia Airlines kept accurate records we might know by now …

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Does taking public transport actually make you healthier?

A new US study finds that mode share and accessibility by public transport aren’t correlated significantly with health outcomes. If the study’s right, how could that be?

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Media briefs: Sydney-centrism … Rudd tries comedy … Amber takes New York …

Melbourne was ablaze with fury on Friday afternoon, but sniffy Sydney barely noticed. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Bon voyage, Croakey: health blog cuts the cord

The Croakey project initially began as an intervention into public debate with the aim of encouraging a wider, deeper discussion about health. It will continue that legacy.

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DECODER

WHAT WAS SAID:

"Now, extreme views about women, we expect that from some of the terrorist groups, but it's a little hard to take from Republicans..."

"They are wrong on women's rights, but right about using the threat of terrorism in campaigning."

Hillary Clinton
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
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The unionists
4
The lobbyists
5
The ad creatives
6
The money bags
7
The TV directors
8
The tabloid editors
9

Womens Agenda

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