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Arise, Dame Julie: Bishop displays her Sun King seal of approval

Arise, Dame Julie: Bishop displays her Sun King seal of approval

Julie Bishop is openly positioning herself as Tony Abbott’s replacement as the Prime Minister’s judgement again fails him.

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Rundle: comrades, Greece is the word

Rundle: comrades, Greece is the word

The Left is in power in Greece for the first time in years — can an alliance of communists, socialists and fellow travellers stand up to the troika?

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Tears on a plane: why our emotions soar while we fly

Tears on a plane: why our emotions soar while we fly

Floating far above the ground in a padded chair, in a dry, sealed aeroplane cabin that hums gently, facing away from other passengers, with no phone or email interrupting our thoughts, we travel inward as well as onward.

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Poll Bludger: will Newman pull a Kennett on Saturday?

Poll Bludger: will Newman pull a Kennett on Saturday?

Remember when the Queensland LNP campaign was unrelentingly positive? That phase appears to be over …

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Print graffiti? No good news for Abbott in knight-mare coverage

Who had nice things to say about Prince Philip’s knighthood? Nobody. Then the AFR politely changed the subject, but not without a swing at the “indulgent captain’s choice”.

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Mayne: can Newman win his defamation case against Alan Jones?

Crikey’s founder draws some interesting parallels between Jeff Kennett and Campbell Newman’s defamation lawsuit.

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Pentagon shows the proper way to farewell a beloved monster

While many point out he was a brutal dictator, western elites are mourning Saudi King Abdullah - and none more so than the Pentagon.

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Cracks appear in Newman’s persona as crunch time approaches

Campbell Newman’s nerves appear to be frayed, with some questionable campaigning by the Queensland Premier.

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Tips and rumours

New owners for the NIT? … minor parties struggling for real people … last call on that bottle of red …

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Media briefs: Dateline returns … Triple J’s lady problem … Sports UnIllustrated …

Just how few women are there in the Hottest 100? And other media tidbits of the day.

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Lots of Libs joining the Prince in Australia Day honours

Tony Abbott’s Australia Day honours list includes some names that may raise a few eyebrows.

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Stronger together? Why an Arrium-BlueScope merger might make sense

There is not as much money in steel as there used to be, but maybe two of Australia’s manufacturers would be better off together, write Crikey business commentators Paddy Manning and Glenn Dyer.

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DECODER

WHAT WAS SAID:

"I don’t agree there are growing concerns about the prime minister’s leadership."

"Tony Abbott and I both agree his job is safe. "

Mathias Cormann
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
2
The spinners
3
The unionists
4
The lobbyists
5
The ad creatives
6
The money bags
7
The TV directors
8
The tabloid editors
9

Womens Agenda

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