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Inflation is a gradual killer — and the poor desperately need help from Labor

Rising cost-of-living pressures are creating a living nightmare for those living below the poverty line. Government intervention is badly needed.

Business

It’s valued in the billions, but Atlassian is losing money. And it’s not keeping up in a fast-paced industry

Once able to grow quickly and profitably, Atlassian is growing a lot more slowly than it used to, and it will need to spend big to achieve growth.

Dark Times in America
 Donald Trump on a video screen as Cassidy Hutchinson testifies on Tuesday (Image: EPA/Michael Reynolds)

Trump is a confirmed unhinged traitor. And Murdoch is his unindicted co-conspirator

New evidence to the January 6 committee shows just how treacherous Donald Trump was, but will it prise loose his grip on the Republicans?

Police and Blockade Australia protesters in Sydney on Tuesday (Image: AAP/Flavio Brancaleone)

Police, governments, businesses track protesters. Here’s how to avoid being surveilled

From leaving your phone at home to wearing a mask, there are simple ways to make it harder to track your attendance at a protest.

Sammy Birchall spent nights on couches and in domestic violence shelters after leaving her out-of-home care placement (Image: Supplied/Private Media)

NSW teens kicked out of care at 18: ‘Congratulations. You’re independent. Good luck.’

With no — or few — life skills and no help, many in the first year after leaving foster care are facing homelessness.

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Albanese’s in Madrid, but the real priority for Australia is Paris

The prime minister’s visit to Europe should be about engaging France, another great power and with an important Pacific presence.

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Confessions of a former staffer: Albanese cuts to crossbench staff is a ‘deliberate decision’ to block scrutiny

‘Imagine if your whole work department was cut to just you. The volume of work won’t change, or the expectations on its quality, but now it’s just you doing it.’

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Fox and Murdochs lose another round in US$1.6b court case over channel’s Trump-inspired ‘rigged’ election reports

A US judge has given Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch more bad news in the suit brought by Dominion Voting Systems: sorry, guys, the case goes on.

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Judith Neilson backs journalism for the long haul, despite board exodus

The billionaire philanthropist is not deserting her non-profit institute, but she wants a change ‘in direction and emphasis’.

Lisa Wilkinson at the 62nd TV Week Logie Awards (Image: AAP/Regi Varghese)

A note from a not-so-precious lawyer: believing survivors doesn’t mean discarding the presumption of innocence

All the media had to do in the lead-up to the trial of Brittany Higgins’ alleged rapist was keep its mouth shut. Disastrously, that didn’t happen.

Lismore, Northern NSW (AAP Image/Jason O'Brien)

The residual number of Australians left in the lurch is relatively negligible.

Citizens need faith in critical institutions for democracy to work. Only trend-driven reporting can tell us who to trust.

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While politicians are settling in, aged care faces a worst-case scenario on workforce

A report from CEDA shows a dramatic worsening in our aged care workforce problem — with little sign the government is rushing to fix it.

Our weird ignoring of COVID is part of a long history of arbitrary decisions about death

Who decides what deaths we deem to be important? As our current response to COVID shows, it’s complex and arbitrary.

Anti-abortion lobby’s false narratives about terminating pregnancy debunked

Abortions save lives. Women will die in the United States now Roe v Wade has been overturned by the US Supreme Court.

From leader to loser: Roe decision makes US an outlier on abortion

Nearly 50 years ago America led the world in liberalising abortion laws. Now it joins Iran, North Korea and Russia in shredding them.

Cows, camping and wine tasting: TikTok users are sending coded messages to women seeking safe abortions

Social media users in the US and Canada are offering their homes and their help to women seeking out-of-state-abortions following the overturning of Roe v Wade.

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Top End trash … Dom’s dig at Gladys … another PR yellow card

Who’s dumping on our Top End? And credit where credit is due: the NSW premier made a good funny. These and plenty more from the bunker.

FLOODING IN LISMORE (IMAGE: AAP/JASON O'BRIEN)

Why don’t we hear ‘I told you so’ more?

Even as evidence mounts that climate change is very real and very dangerous, those who warned us aren’t crowing about it.

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese with US President Joe Biden at Tokyo's Quad meeting  (Image: AP/Evan Vucci)

Albanese connects the domestic and foreign policy dots on climate

The prime minister deftly provided another reason for going further and faster on climate policy at the Quad meeting in Tokyo.

Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese (Image: AAP/AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Voter revolution delivers new politics

The major parties are looking at a new scenario — they can no longer hold urban seats while trying to keep ‘mainstream Australia’ happy.

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