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Treasurers' debate mired in costings and process

Bernard KeaneMay 27, 2016

Chris Bowen and Scott Morrison went head-to-head today but the exchanges focused primarily on the budget, not the wider economy.

<em>Crikey</em> Campaign Scorecard: leaders make move on indigenous affairs

Crikey Campaign Scorecard: leaders make move on indigenous affairs

Joshua HarrisMay 27, 20164 Comments

Both Bill and Malcolm have been talking up their plans for indigenous Australia.

How the US Congress, not the voters, could choose the next president

Charles RichardsonMay 27, 20165 Comments

Donald Trump will be the Republican standard-bearer, but that does not mean he will be the next president.

The next senator for the NT will be ...

Bob GosfordMay 27, 20161 Comment

The new all-but-elected senator to replace Nova Peris will be a captain’s pick by Bill Shorten.

Dispatches from the gaffe war as the battle of idiots heats up

Dispatches from the gaffe war as the battle of idiots heats up

Bernard KeaneMay 27, 201619 Comments

Whatever the parties' plans for campaigning this week, they were derailed as they went gaffe-for-gaffe in an idiots' slugfest.

Neither party has a convincing plan for future economic growth

Neither party has a convincing plan for future economic growth

Bernard KeaneMay 27, 20166 Comments

Data this week shows that it's unclear where the next source of growth in the economy is going to come from. This should be the central question of the election campaign.

The business deal that could drive up prices and endanger truckies' lives

The business deal that could drive up prices and endanger truckies' lives

Tony SheldonMay 27, 20163 Comments

The potential acquisition of Asciano could have disastrous consequences for both consumers and truck drivers, writes TWU national secretary Tony Sheldon.

Rundle: Greens Derangement Syndrome spreading (and not just among the right)

Rundle: Greens Derangement Syndrome spreading (and not just among the right)

Guy RundleMay 27, 20165 Comments

Fairfax has had a go. So has the ABC.

Is <em>Charlie Hebdo</em> racist? Or just inscrutably French?

Is Charlie Hebdo racist? Or just inscrutably French?

Shakira HusseinMay 27, 20166 Comments

Two French writers debate the virtue of Charlie Hebdo and the things that are lost in translation.

Election deciders: the fixers

Election deciders: the fixers

Josh TaylorMay 27, 20161 Comment

Chiefs of staff walk a fine line. They need to be prominent enough to help their party's message, without becoming the party's message.