After backing the government's attacks on journalists and whistleblowers for the last six years, Labor might want to keep a low profile when it comes to media freedom.
Journalists have one tool to pressure governments into reversing their attempts to punish unauthorised leaking: stop reporting authorised leaks.
The new chairman of the Business Council is an ideal fit for the peak lobby group for large companies — the company he ran routinely paid no tax at all.
Peter Costello blames central banks for creating populism. Alas, the blame lies a little closer to home.
ASIO's budget has dramatically increased in recent years, and yet it is sill whining that it needs even more funding and spies.
The ethical and environmental case for avoiding meat and dairy is overwhelming. We should be moving to close down those industries, not propping them up with taxpayer handouts.
The stagnation inflicted by Scott Morrison on the economy has gripped retail and is now engulfing the media sector.