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Rundle: like a Lambie to the slaughter as dick jokes uncover the Right’s elitism

Rundle: like a Lambie to the slaughter as dick jokes uncover the Right’s elitism

Accusing Jacqui Lambie of sexism is unfair, and ignores the spectres of prejudice caused by class and gender.

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A sober reflection on the so-called ‘alcohol epidemic’

A sober reflection on the so-called ‘alcohol epidemic’

The latest hard evidence shows that Australians are drinking significantly less, despite relentless claims of an “alcohol epidemic” from the public health lobby.

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100 AIDS researchers on MH17? Why and how the media got it wrong

100 AIDS researchers on MH17? Why and how the media got it wrong

In the midst of generally careful, sensitive reporting on the MH17 tragedy there was one large misstep. Here’s what happened, and why people believed it.

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Why crying wolf on anti-Semitism harms us all

Why crying wolf on anti-Semitism harms us all

The pro-Israel lobby is quick to use the term “anti-Semitism” where it is not warranted. But there really are people who hate Jews and by overusing the term we reduce its power, writes Larry Stillman from the executive of the Australian Jewish Democratic Society.

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Crikey Clarifier: what happens now with MH17?

What is happening with MH17’s data flight recorders? What country has jurisdiction over the site? And is there a cover-up going on? Crikey’s aviation reporter takes us through the story so far …

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A clean pair of hands: now the real work begins for Jokowi

Joko Widowo has won the election, but the real battle lies ahead, says Indonesia analyst Jim Della-Giacoma.

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G’day Glasgow! Australia the Commonwealth Games golden child

The Commonwealth Games begin today in Glasgow, and Crikey infographic designer Jake Stevens breaks down our chances.

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Tips and rumours

Macfarlane likes ARENA and CSG … The AFL’s got issues … the ATO thanks you for your taxes …

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Why you should care about FoFA, even if you have no money to manage

The government’s Future of Financial Advice reforms are law (just about). But what do they actually mean? And if you don’t have a financial adviser, why should you care? Crikey’s business editor breaks it down.

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Media briefs: cure for TB … anonymous sources … Markson’s tape …

The good news you missed, and the WH’s new press secretary is sick of all the anonymous sources bagging the administration. And other media tidbits of the day.

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iSentia index: MH17 disaster brings foreign affairs into sharp focus

A busy week in news — from MH17 to a certain PUP senator’s requirements for a partner.

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DECODER

WHAT WAS SAID:

"I can’t wait to be back and I look forward to heading back to Essendon."

"I've managed to have a full year of paid leave holidaying in France, and I get my original job back. Pretty great. "

James Hird
Election Deciders
Forget Tony Abbott and Julia Gillard, who rreally decided the federal election? The Power Index profiles the influential insiders, flacks and tabloid hacks.
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