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No love for Bob Carr from Lowy Institute … Qantas hosties on the clock … Frozen pensions fight to ease the budget burden … PUP man’s take on violence …

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iSentia index: the great disconnect edition

Are voters really turning against the Abbott government? The polls say yes, but there might be something bigger at play here.

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Media briefs: ABC apologies to Kenny … Carr brief … Oz on climate …

We’re loving Bob Carr’s memoir — but perhaps he was a touch longwinded? Plus other media tidbits.

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Saville’s Shout: Carr’s quest … trashing email … table for one …

Bob Carr’s diary has been rightly ridiculed, but it’s actually a cracking read. Plus how to make your office ever so much more efficient, and sad meals in sadder kitchens.

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Bob Carr the ‘authorised leaker’ and hypocrite

Bob Carr thinks it’s in the national interest to reveal the inner workings of diplomacy. Too bad he did nothing to help others seeking to do the same, like Julian Assange and Edward Snowden.

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Media briefs: graphic borrowed … Palmer v News … Carr’s comfy …

News.com.au has a very familiar-looking graphic. Plus why News Corp is obsessed with Clive Palmer’s gut, and other media tidbits.

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Should Sir Obeid keep his OAM? … lean EBA for AAP … Bob Carr’s pajama fiasco …

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iSentia: Abbott front of mind in all media

For the first time since the election, we have the traditional top three of PM, Opposition Leader and Treasurer in media mentions.

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Debate revs up on bikie laws

Crikey readers debate Queensland’s new bikie laws, and no one will miss Bob Carr.

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Speak softly and don’t stuff up: Bob Carr’s legacy

As former foreign minister Bob Carr resigns from the Senate, we take a look at what he brought to the job.

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Shorten likely to win Labor leadership, but Albo could be a contender

Federal Labor MPs are mulling their next leader. Bill Shorten, on current numbers, might appear to be in the pole position but the reality is more complex.

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Support for Syrian missile strike could test Labor unity

The Labor Party takes a far more nuanced view of Syria than recent bellicose statements from the Foreign Minister would suggest.

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iSentia index: Abbott the king of news, talkback and social

Tony Abbott snared more media mentions than the Prime Minister, as Labor’s campaign loses steam.

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iSentia index: presidential-style politics with Abbott closing in

Tony Abbott got almost as much press as the Prime Minister this week, as the presidential-style campaign hits its stride.

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Carr v Bishop: business or diplomacy the foreign policy choice

Bob Carr debated Julie Bishop in a battle of foreign policy at the Lowy Institute last night. The differentiation came down to motivation: do you engage with the world for trade or diplomacy?

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Mid-term report card: Australia a US ‘puppet’ on the Security Council?

Australia has been on the UN Security Council for six months. Are we using the experience to make the world a better place — or just doing the US’ bidding? Crikey intern Fergus Hunter reports.

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iSentia index: Julia who? Rudd’s comeback complete

Kevin Rudd is top of the pops as he tries to end a Labor arrangement that allowed him to knife Julia Gillard and become Prime Minister.

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Bob Carr, asylum seekers and the ghost of Philip Ruddock

Bob Carr says many of Australia’s asylum seekers are actually opportunistic economic migrants. Inside Story contributing editor Peter Mares takes a look at the data.

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Rudd’s makeshift cabinet: search for stability (and women)

Kevin Rudd faced a significant challenge in naming his cabinet: how could he possibly project an image of authoritative leadership and extend an olive branch to Gillard supporters with frontbenchers jumping ship in droves?

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Whatever happened to the warts-and-all review of the ALP?

Two years ago, Labor held a comprehensive review to fix the party’s problems. Things have gone from bad to worse for Labor, while a Crikey report card finds most of the report’s recommendations have not been implemented. Crikey intern Ben Westcott looks at what happened to the report.

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Haigh: why we’re wasting our seat at the UN Security Council

Bob Carr is not making use of Australia’s Security Council seat. Will we ever stop following in lockstep with the Americans and show some Aussie initiative? Retired diplomat Bruce Haigh offers suggestions.

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Fraud just the beginning of aid program’s woes

AusAID’s scholarship program is wasteful and is possibly being defrauded, writes AID/WATCH’s Matt Hilton. Why are we spending millions on programs that don’t work or just help a handful of people?

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Tips and rumours

Australians snub the Pope? … will hardware giant sack staff … trouble at t’ sugar mill …

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Tips and rumours

Has Bob Carr deleted Facebook page? … Ian Macdonald scandal spreads to car rally … can Crikey’s Cinderella go to Rupert Murdoch’s ball?

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Pariah Myanmar comes out as relations thaw

Burmese president Thein Sein is visiting Australia as tensions thaw between the West and Myanmar. But significant questions surrounding human rights remain.

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