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, Dec 06, 2013
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.
, Nov 21, 2013
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.
, Oct 24, 2013
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.
, Sep 12, 2013
Crikey Canberra correspondent Bernard Keane and writer-at-large Guy Rundle talk the Australian economy, the Labor leadership and Bob Katter's drongo appeal.
, Aug 30, 2013
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.
, Aug 16, 2013
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.
, Aug 08, 2013
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.
, Jul 25, 2013
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.
, Jul 18, 2013
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.
, Jul 04, 2013
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.
, Jun 13, 2013
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.
, May 17, 2013
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.
, Apr 26, 2013
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.
, Apr 18, 2013
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?
, Mar 14, 2013
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.