When Wayne Swan had to choose between pride and supporting the economy, he opted for the latter. Now Josh Frydenberg faces a similar choice.
Under a scheme floated by government MPs, journalists would have to allow the government to censor their work if they were to avoid being raided and prosecuted for leaked material.
As signs of a global slowdown multiply, Australian workers endured another quarter of the government's policy of deliberate wage stagnation.
Australian workers were stuck for another quarter with stagnant wages, the latest figures show. And this Groundhog Day is going to be repeating for a long time.
This week: our fake meat future, a game changer for terrorism, the suicide epidemic in US jails, Austrians versus trucks, and melting Greenland.
Don't be surprised that the Attorney-General's Department is threatening media outlets; its loathing for media freedom goes back a long way.
Every major pollster in the country backed the wrong horse at the election. Why did they all get it so wrong, and how do we know if we can trust them again?
The power of polling has been used to shape political narratives and bring down prime ministers — but what does it mean now that we know the foundations are more flimsy than anyone thought?
The failure of conservatives to condemn and punish the extreme right-wing is steadily coarsening Australian politics. The result will be similar to the gutter standards of the US.