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Who’s curtailing your freedom, according to Brandis’ review? Brandis himself

Who’s curtailing your freedom, according to Brandis’ review? Brandis himself

George Brandis commissioned a report into whether Commonwealth legislation impacted on individual freedom. Bad luck, George — the biggest affronts to freedom are your own laws.

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Rundle: why the <em>Oz</em> has abandoned Bolt and the populist right

Rundle: why the Oz has abandoned Bolt and the populist right

Andrew Bolt, Miranda Devine and Rita Panahi talk in a language no one understands anymore.

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Industrial relations hardliners and the experience of defeat

Industrial relations hardliners and the experience of defeat

The Productivity Commission’s draft report on industrial relations is a major defeat for the deregulation agenda pushed by big business — and should be seen as such.

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The <em>AFR</em>’s editor-in-chief sent a secret email to staff about clickbait. What it said left them speechless.

The AFR’s editor-in-chief sent a secret email to staff about clickbait. What it said left them speechless.

Fairfax editors have pointed out the success of “curiosity-gap” headlines. But is turning Australia’s most trusted (and only) financial newspaper into an outdated BuzzFeed worth the clicks?

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Citizenship-stripping bill: a mess from start to finish

The government’s bill to strip people linked to terrorism of their citizenship has been savaged by legal experts. But will the intelligence committee do its job properly?

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Tips and rumours

Sophie Mirabella more interested in dinner than Indi … Victorian Young Labor suit up for weekend’s conference … Can Do Campbell gets his moment in the sun …

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Remorselessly dumb: why was MH17 allowed to fly over a war zone?

Malaysia Airlines allowed a passenger jet to fly over war-torn eastern Ukraine. As a result, 298 people died. Now we ask, who’s to blame?

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Poll Bludger: why Nick Xenophon has the major parties trembling in their boots

Why is the government so terribly concerned with South Australia? One independent senator is making an awful lot of trouble for the major parties …

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Media briefs: Q&A standoff ends? … Mitchell v Bolt Day 4 … Good problems …

The ABC board will likely decide the fate of Q&A tomorrow — and there is quite a lot at stake. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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What is the US’ new climate change policy, and why should we care?

Barack Obama has finally acted to regulate coal-fired power stations. The Climate Institute’s Susan Cavanagh explains what it means for Australia.

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Razer: whatever the legalities, we certainly do not need another My Kitchen Rules

Does Seven have a case that Nine tried to rip off My Kitchen Rules?

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Business bites: RBA’s powers … milk sours … unlimited leave hours …

Want t work for Netflix? The company has now announced unlimited parental leave, along with its existing unlimited holiday policy.

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DECODER

WHAT WAS SAID:

"My criticism of Bronwyn Bishop was that she had broken the rules..."

"My outrageous travel claims were well within the rules. "

Tony Burke
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
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The spinners
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The unionists
4
The lobbyists
5
The ad creatives
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The money bags
7
The TV directors
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The tabloid editors
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