December, 2013

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Crikey Calling: the government’s enemy within podcast

, Dec 06, 2013

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Is the ABC out to get the Coalition government? And will Indonesia ever forgive us? Crikey editor Jason Whittaker talks to politics editor Bernard Keane on the enemies within.
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Crikey calling: the Abbott govt’s early report card

, Nov 21, 2013

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CrikeyCanberra correspondent Bernard Keane and deputy editor Cathy Alexander get nostalgic for parliaments past -- Whitlam, anyone? -- and throw in a discussion on the Indonesian spy crisis for good measure.
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Crikey calling: the parliamentary preview edition

, Oct 31, 2013

Crikey Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane and deputy editor Cathy Alexander have some controversial views on climate change and what Australia should do about it (hint: one of them says we should do nothing at all).
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Crikey calling: the shine comes off the Abbott government

, Oct 24, 2013

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Memo to Tony Abbott: your government is seven weeks old, here's why you're on the wrong track and what you should do about it. Crikey Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane and deputy editor Cathy Alexander tell you what you need to know.

Crikey Calling: the clearing-the-decks podcast

, Sep 19, 2013

Crikey Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane joins editor Jason Whittaker to look at the first days of a Coalition government: the departmental shake-up and policy challenges ahead.
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Crikey Calling: the Australians-don’t-understand-the-economy edition

, Sep 12, 2013

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Crikey Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane and writer-at-large Guy Rundle talk the Australian economy, the Labor leadership and Bob Katter's drongo appeal.
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Crikey Calling: the how-has-it-come-to-this podcast

, Aug 30, 2013

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With one week remaining in the election campaign, how has it come to this for Labor? Bernard Keane and Cathy Alexander look at Kevin Rudd’s rough road and what we can expect from the last week of the campaign -- and a likely Abbott government.
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Crikey Calling: the thank-god-we’re-halfway podcast

, Aug 22, 2013

They're halfway down the straight, and who's got his neck in front? Crikey's political oracle Bernard Keane talks to Jason Whittaker about the challenge facing Tony Abbott to run down Kevin Rudd.
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Crikey Calling: the ‘smash the state’ election podcast

, Aug 16, 2013

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Crikey's Guy Rundle and Cathy Alexander pan the parties, smash the state and call for a new order in Australian politics. This is Crikey's uncut response to a dull, technocratic and gaffe-obsessed election campaign.
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Crikey Calling: rates and taxes fall, but will that win over voters?

, Aug 08, 2013

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The first week of the election campaign brought a cut in interest rates, a pledge to cut the corporate tax rate and a surprise political comeback. Crikey's Bernard Keane and Cathy Alexander discuss how to woo the modern voter.
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Crikey Calling: everything you need to know about the election

, Aug 01, 2013

With an election in the air, Crikey's Bernard Keane and Cathy Alexander mull over the issues and who'll win -- with a startling diversion into chaos theory. And Bernard sneaks in a plea for voluntary voting.
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Crikey Calling: the stop-the-boats-and-call-an-election podcast

, Jul 25, 2013

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Kevin Rudd shipped them to PNG, now Tony Abbott is calling in the military. They'll stop the boats, but will it bring the votes? Crikey's Bernard Keane and Jason Whittaker talk asylum seekers and the election date.
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Crikey Calling: the Kevin-will-fix-it podcast

, Jul 18, 2013

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Kevin Rudd scrapped the carbon tax, but can he stop the boats? Bernard Keane joins Crikey editor Jason Whittaker for an update on the Rudd revolution.

Crikey Calling: the Ruddvolution podcast

, Jul 04, 2013

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Kevin Rudd is back to stop the boats, steer the economy through choppy waters, reform the Labor Party ... and win an election. Can he do it? Bernard Keane joins Jason Whittaker to review Rudd's first week back in the job.
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Crikey calling: who will be PM next week?

, Jun 13, 2013

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Will Julia Gillard still be PM in a week? Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane games the situation with Crikey deputy editor Cathy Alexander -- and suggests the ALP's problems go much, much deeper than Gillard.
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Crikey calling: budget blues — and surprises

, May 17, 2013

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Budget week in Canberra highlighted the economic constraints facing an Abbott government -- and gave a hint that the Coalition may be Labor lite when it comes to future budgets. Crikey deputy editor Cathy Alexander talks with Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane.
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Crikey calling: who’s afraid of the budget deficit?

, Apr 26, 2013

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The federal budget is less than three weeks away and pollies are gearing up for a future of budget deficits. But does it have to be this way? Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane talks forward estimates with Crikey deputy editor Cathy Alexander.
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Crikey Calling: the earning and learning podcast

, Apr 18, 2013

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Has the Business Council of Australia got a vision for Australia? Has anyone? Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane takes Crikey editor Jason Whittaker through the business agenda. Plus should we really give a Gonski?
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Crikey Calling: military battle scars and green power

, Mar 28, 2013

A special Crikey Calling looking at two recent Crikey investigations: the people driving Australia's low-carbon economy and the growing psychological toll in our military ranks. Crikey editor Jason Whittaker is joined by Amber Jamieson and Cathy Alexander.
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Crikey Calling: in the media gulag, it’s all about your regulation

, Mar 14, 2013

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What will Stephen Conroy's proposed reforms mean for the media, should they come into effect? Is there a need for them in the first place? This week Matthew Knott joins editors Jason Whittaker and Cathy Alexander.