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MYRIAM ROBIN | UNCATEGORIZED | 2

Radio without a host? It’s just not as classy, say listeners

Is a host the only difference between radio and a mixtape? That’s a question many of Classic FM’s staff and listeners are asking after the ABC radio station switched up its overnight programming in early August.

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Photo gallery: 2014 Emmys

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BERNARD KEANE | UNCATEGORIZED | 19

Retracing our steps on the march into Iraq

The parallels between the current path to intervention in Iraq and Syria and the Iraq War 11 years ago are uncanny and discomfitting.

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GUY RUNDLE | UNCATEGORIZED | 5 UNLOCK?

Rundle: Keating conjures a nude Bob Hawke, political midgets at book launch

An opportunistic Paul Keating has used the launch of former Labor cabinet minister Gareth Evans’ new memoir to further his public attack on Bob Hawke’s prime ministership.

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BERNARD KEANE | UNCATEGORIZED | 4 UNLOCK?

Time to codify, not just extend, national security powers

If our security agencies always act within the law, codification of their extensive surveillance powers shouldn’t be a threat to them.

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CASSIDY KNOWLTON | UNCATEGORIZED | 4 UNLOCK?

Crikey says: poor people drive second-hand cars

Keating conjures a nude Hawke at Evans book launch. The Kim Williams interview that was never released. Leaked documents reveal Tinkler’s last-ditch effort to get back into coal. Why Macquarie Uni is taking its own students to court. Keane on how to halt the remorseless march of security powers. Lord mayor Robert Doyle goes rogue. The pollies who double as property moguls. And ABCNewsIntern uncovered?

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BERNARD KEANE | UNCATEGORIZED | 26 UNLOCK?

‘No credible threat’ from the virus of radicalisation

Radicalisation of young Muslims can be stopped easily — by not attacking Muslim countries. But Western governments persist in treating it as a kind of virus.

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BERNARD KEANE | UNCATEGORIZED | 1 UNLOCK?

Who can access your metadata?

A huge array of agencies can obtain your metadata — but the recent spike in access requests is largely thanks to a handful of police forces.

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The federal budget is a dodgy product, poorly sold

Crikey readers share their thoughts on the budget, News Corp and other issues of the day.

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BERNARD KEANE | UNCATEGORIZED | 17 UNLOCK?

Budget sales bungle was built in from the start

Fairness, infrastructure, or emergency management? The problems with the government’s explanation of its budget were consolidated even before budget night.

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Rundle: the crazy, random genius of GEM proves why TV is culture’s greatest gift

Did you throw out your VHS collection in the 1990s? Never fear — digital TV channel GEM is a repository of forgotten programming.

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Strictly shopping: when Baz went business

Baz Luhrmann directed the opening night festivities for Melbourne’s new Emporium shopping mall. It was a bonafide, velvet-draped hit writes Martin Cooke.

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Does the gong for ‘world’s most liveable city’ mean anything?

Five Australasian cities and three Canadian cities once again dominate the annual Global Liveability Index, but it doesn’t tell us much about cities as places to live, or the differences between them.

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BERNARD KEANE | UNCATEGORIZED | 5 UNLOCK?

Get a warrant: why more oversight is central to national security reform

A proposal to require more external oversight of intelligence agencies as their powers are extended goes to the heart of the debate about more anti-terrorism laws.

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BERNARD KEANE | UNCATEGORIZED | UNLOCK?

Essential: voters souring on the economy, prefer local surrogacy

Voters aren’t happy with the overall direction of the economy, and don’t buy the government’s claim that the budget will be good for jobs.

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