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Wednesday’s GDP figures could spell the end of Hockey

Wednesday’s GDP figures could spell the end of Hockey

Next Wednesday’s GDP numbers could be a disaster for Joe Hockey, with negative growth a distinct possibility, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

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Major arts companies throw little guys under the bus after Brandis’ shake-up

Major arts companies throw little guys under the bus after Brandis’ shake-up

In the wake of Arts Minister George Brandis’ audacious shake-up of arts funding, the cultural sector is on the brink of civil war.

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Secrets of the <em>BRW</em> Rich List revealed

Secrets of the BRW Rich List revealed

Just how do you determine who the richest people in Australia are?

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If FIFA wanted to avoid trouble, it should have gone into banking

If FIFA wanted to avoid trouble, it should have gone into banking

The US prosecution of FIFA is extraordinary hypocrisy from a country that treats systemic and constant criminality by the world’s biggest banks as the financial equivalent of a parking offence, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

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Poll Bludger: how the pink vote changes politics

Lesbian couples appear to drive significant increases in the Labor and Greens vote, but gay men are not uniformly left-wing.

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Tips and rumours

Don’t mention gay marriage … political stunt gets scary … and radio stars kill it with great video.

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From Commies to Nazis: why nations strip citizenship

Australia is not the only country to consider stripping citizenship from those who go to fight with terrorist groups overseas. Freelance journalist Andrei Ghoukassian looks at what can get you kicked out overseas.

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Have the Greens changed course on Israel?

An “unfortunate miscommunication” during an interview with a Jewish media outlet had many wondering whether Richard Di Natale was shifting the Greens to a party platform less sympathetic to Palestine.

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Is cruising for parking really a key cause of traffic congestion?

It’s a truism that drivers cruising for on-street parking are a significant cause of traffic congestion. But, on closer inspection, that “truism” just doesn’t stack up.

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Living in the ’70s: back to the future for gender equality in the film industry

The state of women’s representation and pay in the film industry is shocking. But it might be time to borrow an idea from the 1970s and do something about it.

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Media briefs: Fairfax ‘disestablished’ … Murdoch’s exiles … Serial returns …

Fairfax uses an odd euphemism to describe cuts. And other media tidbits of the day.

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DECODER

WHAT WAS SAID:

"I hope that by the alternative prime minister saying, ‘Hey I think we should have marriage equality’, that that’ll be a sufficient trigger for Abbott’s party ..."

"I've just realised that I could be prime minister if I actually tried a bit harder."

Bill Shorten
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
6
The money bags
7
The TV directors
8
The tabloid editors
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Womens Agenda

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Smart Company

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StartupSmart

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Property Observer

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