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How <em>Buck's Transsexual Adventures</em> shaped John Howard's porn policy

How Buck's Transsexual Adventures shaped John Howard's porn policy

Josh TaylorApr 28, 20162 Comments

Brian Harradine showed a box of porn to John Howard to sway his decision on the classification of pornography.

Global trail of murder, corruption dogs Australia's newest defence contractor

Global trail of murder, corruption dogs Australia's newest defence contractor

Michael SainsburyApr 28, 20163 Comments

The company contracted to build Australia's next fleet of submarines has a shadowy, unresolved past.

Labor's high-risk, half-baked climate policy shows up Turnbull's inaction

Labor's high-risk, half-baked climate policy shows up Turnbull's inaction

Bernard KeaneApr 28, 201612 Comments

Labor's climate policy is ill-defined but puts it significantly further ahead of a government still in the throes of climate denial and delusion.

'Innovation' is the worst word of the year, with 'agile' a close second

'Innovation' is the worst word of the year, with 'agile' a close second

Helen RazerApr 28, 20167 Comments

The private sector is not the be all and end all of Australian technological advancement.

Qld arts company collapse leaves funding and projects in limbo

Qld arts company collapse leaves funding and projects in limbo

Ben ElthamApr 28, 2016

Artslink Queensland has gone into voluntary administration, leaving those artists and projects depending on the company in limbo.

PNG gives middle finger to selfish Australian overlords -- and good on them

PNG gives middle finger to selfish Australian overlords -- and good on them

John MartinkusApr 28, 201619 Comments

In Australia, we thought we had found a “solution” to asylum seekers with our own tropical concentration camp on Manus. Not so, says that country's Supreme Court. Freelance journalist John Martinkus reports.

Essential: our budget fears -- and we prefer Clark over Rudd

Essential: our budget fears -- and we prefer Clark over Rudd

Josh TaylorApr 27, 20161 Comment

We're not hopeful of a good outcome from next week's federal budget. And we'd rather the New Zealand PM ran the UN than our own.

Rundle: Trump emboldened by clean sweep as he targets 'Crooked Hillary'

Rundle: Trump emboldened by clean sweep as he targets 'Crooked Hillary'

Guy RundleApr 27, 20167 Comments

Trump's win is not only impressive for the clean sweep, but for a new uniform level in his vote.

Marriage Equality brings Irish charm, not Gaelic tempers, to the debate

Marriage Equality brings Irish charm, not Gaelic tempers, to the debate

Josh TaylorApr 27, 2016

Tiernan Brady, who ran the successful Yes Equality campaign in Ireland, says civilised debate is what is needed in this fight.

Keane: neoliberalism is fine, but what we have is crony capitalism

Keane: neoliberalism is fine, but what we have is crony capitalism

Bernard KeaneApr 27, 201637 Comments

The business community in Australia are fair-weather neoliberals whose only real commitment is to "reform" that suits them, and many politicians are no better.