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Meet Glenn Lazarus, the crucial crossbencher marching leftwards

Meet Glenn Lazarus, the crucial crossbencher marching leftwards

Crikey writer-at-large Guy Rundle and Crikey intern Aron Lewin take an in-depth look at one of the most intriguing crossbenchers.

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Little children are sacred — except in offshore detention

Little children are sacred — except in offshore detention

If it was unconscionable not to intervene to prevent child abuse in 2007, how, in 2015, has it become acceptable to criminalise the reporting of that abuse?

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Retirement incomes policy is going nowhere fast — just like the country

Retirement incomes policy is going nowhere fast — just like the country

The Productivity Commission’s study of retirement incomes policy highlights to need for reform — but Tony Abbott is in the way of any change.

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Rinehart doco short on scandal

Rinehart doco short on scandal

It was a soft, though interesting, opening for the ABC’s new documentary series on Gina Rinehart and her family history.

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Tips and rumours

When hackers get hacked … what’s a “sausage fest”? … spy agency seeks women …

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Essential: voters hate TPP provision, want to outlaw abortion clinic protests

Voters are strongly opposed to a key element of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and, unusually, it’s Liberal voters who are unhappiest, today’s Essential Report shows.

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After six years, Broadsheet getting off the streets and into the kitchen

The food-and-drink publication has opened its own pop-up restaurant in Melbourne.

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When hackers get hacked

The Australian Federal police have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on malware and spyware to monitor Australians.

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Crikey Blogs | LINKS|

Want to fix traffic congestion? Charge a fee to drive at peak hour

VicRoads acknowledges that addressing traffic congestion needs a wider view than simply building more roads. Sure, but preparing cities for the future needs a broader view than congestion.

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It’s time for OzCo to grow some stones

The Australia Council’s independence is under attack — so why aren’t its board members standing up to fight?

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Media briefs: Have a Bex … ratings goal … NME goes begging …

Ray Martin invites criticism by telling everyone to calm down about Q&A. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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The state of satire, and the satire of the state

Satire has come a long way in Australia since the Chaser boys.

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DECODER

WHAT WAS SAID:

"I'm not a racist person, if you take [my comments] that way then I'm sorry that you take it that way, but I'm not racist at all."

"I didn't call Kyrgios a wog, so I don't see why everyone is so upset. "

Dawn Fraser
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
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The lobbyists
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The ad creatives
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The money bags
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The TV directors
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The tabloid editors
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Womens Agenda

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