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The top 10 elections of 2014

It was a big year in elections internationally, with six of the G20 members holding electoral contests during 2014. Herewith, the most exciting for the year.

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STEPHEN MAYNE | PAYWALL | UNLOCK?

Mayne: shareholder resolutions bring big four banks to carbon disclosure table

The formation of the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility represents the first serious grassroots attempt to improve shareholder democracy in Australia.

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GUY RUNDLE | PAYWALL | 18 UNLOCK?

Rundle: sigh, Leyonhjelm a right-wing gun nut after all

Australia is itself proof that tightening gun control laws prevents gun massacres. So why does David Leyonhjelm think that the Sydney cafe siege could have been prevented if more civilians carried guns?

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BERNARD KEANE | PAYWALL | 10 UNLOCK?

Pressure builds for independent inquiry into siege

Talk of a reshuffle won’t allay community concerns about the handling of Man Monis and the Sydney siege. And the pressure for a judicial inquiry is growing.

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BERNARD KEANE | PAYWALL | 16 UNLOCK?

Keane’s year in review: the gap between reason and democracy, and how we fell in

There’s a gap between rational policy and what we get in a democracy. And this year the gap grew so wide we all fell in.

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ADAM SCHWAB | PAYWALL | 1 UNLOCK?

Adam Schwab’s business winners and losers of 2014

From spectacular collapses to executives who never give up, 2014 was a busy year in the business pages. Let’s look at those who made it all possible.

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WILLIAM BOWE | PAYWALL | 3 UNLOCK?

Poll Bludger: it ain’t over yet for Abbott

Previous governments have recovered from polls as bad as Abbott’s.

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Be wary of ‘watch lists’

Crikey readers have their say about ASIO overreach and what, if anything, could have been done to prevent Monday’s Sydney siege.

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Media briefs: Taylor to Seven … subtlety is for chumps … farewell Colbert …

Foreign Correspondent’s Steve Taylor is the new head of Channel Seven’s Sunday Night. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: programming gives way to cricket

The test cricket won the battle of the two forms last night - the final session of the Second Test on Nine was watched by more than 1.2 million people. Nine said that more than 1.3 million were watching when Australian captain Steve Smith reached 50 runs around 5.24 pm. Ten’s Big Bash was all […]

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GUY RUNDLE | PAYWALL | 26 UNLOCK?

Rundle: Monis was a criminal. The Tele made him a terrorist.

The Australian tabloids gave a lone gunman exactly what he wanted — the association with Islamic State.

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BERNARD KEANE | PAYWALL | 12 UNLOCK?

What’s the point of a tax debate when the miners run tax policy?

The government is entering a tax debate looking like the pawn of multinational mining companies. It is a dangerous position to be in.

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BERNARD KEANE | PAYWALL | 13 UNLOCK?

Siege inquiry needs greater independence and more focus

The inquiry into the Sydney siege needs a tighter focus on what went wrong at a Commonwealth level and in the interaction between state and federal security agencies, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

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STEPHEN MAYNE | PAYWALL | UNLOCK?

Mayne: Ten is in big trouble, with takeover still uncertain

Ten has performed woefully in the last year, but shareholders overwhelmingly rejected Crikey’s founder’s board tilt.

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SALLY WHYTE | PAYWALL | UNLOCK?

One story, told week by week: don’t expect an Australian Serial

Australia’s strong defamation laws make it very unlikely Australia could replicate Sarah Koenig’s blockbuster podcast.

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HELEN RAZER | PAYWALL | 20 UNLOCK?

Razer’s Class Warfare: you can’t co-opt siege victims for your cause

We as humans are tempted to see patterns everywhere, where there are none. But our rational brains must overcome that instinct — and don’t publish the first thing that comes to mind in a moment of blind panic.

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Real pro-business advocates act on climate change — just ask Maggie

A company board that ignores a clear and present danger to its business is negligent — and climate change is that clear and present danger, writes Dr Geoff Edwards, president of the Royal Society of Queensland.

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A Sydney siege inquiry is just what Abbott wants

Crikey readers have their say on the Sydney siege and the challenges facing those in remote indigenous communities.

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Media briefs: one thing in common … Oz v Press Council part 857 … In from the cold …

The Age has had a mortifying morning after mixing up Waleed Aly and Nazeem Hussain. And other media tidbits of the day.

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GLENN DYER | PAYWALL | UNLOCK?

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: repeats and the cricket

Another of those nights last night that required stamina and a complete and utter memory loss as repeats rolled across the screen, or programs which should have never seen the light of a TV screen,  with a few exceptions. QI on ABC because it is moderately entertaining, the test cricket on Nine, which ended late. The […]

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PAYWALL | 2 UNLOCK?

Kaspar Wowser

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Tips and rumours

Moving and shaking at Immigration … Queensland election sooner than we thought? … Rupert reads more than his papers …

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