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‘Colin Barnett hiding in the desert’: King Clive holds court

‘Colin Barnett hiding in the desert’: King Clive holds court

Margot Saville June 2, 2014 12 Comments

Say what you will about Clive Palmer; the man knows how to woo the public. Crikey headed along to see the Cult of Clive first-hand.

Saville’s Shout: Australia’s soul … Tsiolkas uncut … literary siblings …

Margot Saville May 26, 2014 2 Comments

Authors at the Sydney Writers' Festival make a compelling argument that Australia has lost its moral compass. Plus other fantastic events at the Sydney Writers' Festival.

Saville’s Shout: surveillance state … terror climate … PNG art …

Saville’s Shout: surveillance state … terror climate … PNG art …

Margot Saville May 19, 2014 1 Comment

Australia is spying on one in 67 of its citizens, often on suspicion of involvement in terrorism. But are we ignoring the real driver of terrorism in the coming decades -- climate change?

Saville’s Shout: cost of asylum seekers … eat fat … Angel eyes …

Saville’s Shout: cost of asylum seekers … eat fat … Angel eyes …

Margot Saville May 12, 2014 5 Comments

Listening to Scott Morrison talk up OSB is a great way to put yourself in a funereal mood. Plus, why carbs are more dangerous than fat.

Saville’s Shout: women in politics … jailbird advice … turning Japanese …

Saville’s Shout: women in politics … jailbird advice … turning Japanese …

Margot Saville May 5, 2014 1 Comment

Who says women in politics are any more pure and ethical than the men? Plus a famous jailbird offering financial advice, and the art of isolation.

Saville’s Shout: older workers … email remorse … punching in …

Saville’s Shout: older workers … email remorse … punching in …

Margot Saville April 28, 2014 5 Comments

The more educated you are, the more likely you are to work past 65. Plus a new email service to handle sender's remorse, and an artist's year-long experiment.

Saville’s Shout: Carr’s quest … trashing email … table for one …

Saville’s Shout: Carr’s quest … trashing email … table for one …

Margot Saville April 14, 2014 3 Comments

Bob Carr's diary has been rightly ridiculed, but it's actually a cracking read. Plus how to make your office ever so much more efficient, and sad meals in sadder kitchens.

Saville’s Shout: money and politics … ‘be interesting’ … Coalition squabbles …

Saville’s Shout: money and politics … ‘be interesting’ … Coalition squabbles …

Margot Saville April 7, 2014 3 Comments

Arthur Sinodinos left the confines of public life for a well-paying job at NAB, but Australian Water Holdings beckoned ...

Saville’s Shout: Tony’s surprise … a trip to KL? …

Saville’s Shout: Tony’s surprise … a trip to KL? …

Margot Saville March 31, 2014 2 Comments

After promising to be the "no-surprises" government, boy, did Tony Abbott get us good. Plus what the search for MH370 has done to Malaysia's economy (nothing good) and an excellent street art exhibition.

Saville’s Shout: politics’ revolving door … antisocial app …

Saville’s Shout: politics’ revolving door … antisocial app …

Margot Saville March 24, 2014 3 Comments

With Australia allowing -- even encouraging -- politicians to profit from holding ministerial portfolios once they retire from politics, is it any wonder Arthur Sinodinos is in hot water?