A century on from Gallipoli, Australia remains mired in pointless imperial ventures in the Middle East and “Lest We Forget” was never more ironic.READ MORE
Conservative columnists and politicians are in lockstep on Direct Action. They’re also wrong, writes Canberra economist Tom Westland.READ MORE
World War I was the confluence of a huge number of factors, and Gallipoli was just one tiny part of a dramatic world shift that continues to this day.READ MORE
Tony Windsor told a rapt audience at Gleebooks about the problem with the current government, what he thinks of The Australian and who Tony Abbott’s parents might be.READ MORE
With most sensible options ruled out, we’ve gone backwards on tax reform, not forwards.READ MORE
Capital raising’s two-tier system leaves small shareholders behind the eight ball as institutional investors clean up.READ MORE
With a quarter of its money spent in the first round, has the government’s carbon policy failed straight out of the gate?READ MORE
Comcast calls Time on takeover while Gannet confirms group split as publishing weakens. Plus more media tidbits for the day.READ MORE
WHAT WAS SAID:
"I don't remember [media] reacting that way when Labor put $7 million into the Whitlam Institute ..."
"Labor got to fund pet projects, so why can't we?"