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It’s the end of the ALP as we know it (and Greens feel fine)

The Labor Party is under attack from both sides, writes La Trobe University professorial fellow Dennis Altman at Inside Story. Voters trust the Liberals more to manage the economy; progressives are increasingly turning to the Greens.

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‘The day democracy died’: how SA killed micro-party dissent

South Australia’s new legislation significantly raises the barrier for entry for minor parties. Liam Mannix reports at InDaily that this year’s election will have a lot fewer candidates as a result.

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Can the mayor of Prospect save Jay Weatherill in SA?

Jay Weatherill looks on the way out as South Australia’s Premier. InDaily journalist Liam Mannix talks to the man who just might be able to turn things around.

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Dear Labor, please continue to treat us with contempt

In an open letter to the Australian Labor Party, Guy Rundle insists that the party prove it has learnt nothing and hurry its own demise by preselecting factional warlord David Feeney for the safe Melbourne seat of Batman.

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Senate race: polling shows challenge to Greens power

Even on current polling Labor could retain some control of the Senate with the help of the Greens in the balance of power position, exclusive new polling from Essential Research reveals.

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Media briefs: Labor class of ’04 … inside: ads … Nine News crash …

In today’s Media Briefs: Newsroom unrest on Newsroom ads? … Labor’s class of ’94 remembered in print … Front Page of the Day … The Department of Corrections … Nine News crew in Sydney pile-up … MasterChef Melbourne-bound …

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The new, tough, unprincipled, Labor Party

What was once the party of compassion and humanity has abandoned its principles and now boasts that anything you can do we can do tougher.

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NT Labor is embarrased by Labor

It is not just a Labor Prime Minister they are keeping out of sight in the Northern Territory.

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Syria’s story is about ordinary Syrian people

Crikey readers have their say.

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The trouble with Labor

Crikey readers have their say.

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The Greens versus Labor

The Greens and Labor: Peter Christoff writes: Re. “Why the Labor Right is off-beam on the Greens” (July 9, item 1). OK, so now let’s have look through the other end of the telescope. For quite some time now there have also been Greens who have wanted to distance themselves from the ALP — to show real […]

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Are the Labor natives getting restless?

There is a price to be paid by political leaders when they reserve for themselves the power of patronage …

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Labor v the Greens

Crikey readers have their say.

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Treating voters as manipulable by spin

Crikey readers have their say.

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Reform and the ALP

Crikey readers have their say.

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Ensuring adequate pay for politicians

Crikey readers have their say.

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Sock puppets are not real people

Crikey readers have their say.

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Small business and the light on the hill

Crikey reads have their say.

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Why the Labor brand is damaged

Crikey readers have their say.

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Politics the art of the possible

Crikey readers have their say.

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Labor’s new look

The kind, caring and compassionate Labor Party has a new look.

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Rundle: Greens are outflanking both sides on foreign ownership

The Greens strategic path is obvious, and half-completed. To outflank Labor, march through the heartland, and connect to rural Australians increasingly disturbed by the conflict between farming and mining.

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Rundle: Labor’s half-existence won’t be fixed by an admin review

Labor, at is heart, for all the anti-intellectualism and pseudo-gangsterism that sometimes surrounds it, Labor is an existential party, or it is nothing at all.

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The trouble of Facebook and kids

Crikey reads have their say.

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There’s no stopping Karl, competence or not

Karl Bitar seems to have made it his life’s work to symbolise the decline of the Australian Labor Party. Spinning for Crown says more about the party than the man.

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