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Front page of the day: Shorten's Money Factory

CrikeyMay 24, 2016

Labor's spending up a storm.

Words are hard

Words are hard

May 24, 2016

The supermarket giant is probably crying over spilt milk.

Nanananana ...

May 24, 20162 Comments

Is it the MP we deserve, but not the one we need right now?

Singh signs spotted

Singh signs spotted

May 24, 2016

Bottom of the ticket but not giving up.

Energetic donations

May 24, 2016

Another resources company in trouble has a history of generous political donations.

No propaganda lesson for Trump

No propaganda lesson for Trump

May 24, 2016

Even North Korea rejects Trump.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

CrikeyMay 24, 2016

Typos hurt ... energetic donations ... bat Bhathal ...

Goodbye Clive, hello Pauline

Goodbye Clive, hello Pauline

CrikeyMay 24, 20162 Comments

Are we jumping out of the frying pan and into the fire?

Media briefs: Fairfax losses continue ... West Strayan brain drain ... blond Shorten ...

Media briefs: Fairfax losses continue ... West Strayan brain drain ... blond Shorten ...

CrikeyMay 24, 20163 Comments

Another heavyweight business journo leaves Fairfax. And other media tidbits of the day.

It all started so well with the NBN

CrikeyMay 24, 20162 Comments

Chifley tried to nationalise the banks in the late 40s. The law was passed but was declared invalid by the High Court (confirmed by the Privy Council in London). The Banking Bill of Menzies (1951) which was the basis of the Double Dissolution, simply removed the capacity of the Government to directly control the Commonwealth Bank, thereby relieving the private banks of its aggressive competition.