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In Liberal heartland, a fight for the Liberals' heart

In Liberal heartland, a fight for the Liberals' heart

A personal look at how the residents of Liberal heartland territory Kooyong, dissatisfied with Josh Frydenberg, are getting political and taking action.

The coverage of Christchurch will lead to more shootings

The coverage of Christchurch will lead to more shootings

"If he knew in advance that no one would have published or discussed his manifesto, would that have changed things?"

Is it finally time Medicare covered dental work?

Is it finally time Medicare covered dental work?

Covering dental visits with Medicare would be a logical decision benefiting the general health of all Australians. But as we know, just because spending is logical doesn't make it a priority.

The party of open borders now says it will close the door? Unlikely.

The party of open borders now says it will close the door? Unlikely.

For nearly two decades the Coalition has been committed to an open-door policy for workers and foreign students in service to a neoliberal agenda. Now this, too, has backfired on them.

The 'far left' and 'far right' moral equivalence game no longer works

The 'far left' and 'far right' moral equivalence game no longer works

The far-right is desperately trying to create a symmetrical world in which the far-left is seen as equally dangerous. They are failing.

The climate change strike: from a student who was there

The climate change strike: from a student who was there

A first-hand account of the day students worldwide took the day off school to protest for climate change action and a better future

The Coalition is addicted to race-baiting. Don't expect it to stop.

The Coalition is addicted to race-baiting. Don't expect it to stop.

The Coalition is desperate to pretend it hasn't been engaged in race-baiting and Islamophobia for two decades — but it is now deeply embedded in the way its MPs communicate.

Guns and racism dog NSW Labor as it seeks to negotiate its way to power

Guns and racism dog NSW Labor as it seeks to negotiate its way to power

Labor's cynical support for the Shooters Party has come back to haunt it in the closing stages of the NSW election campaign.

The time-honoured Australian tradition of egging politicians

The time-honoured Australian tradition of egging politicians

This isn't the first time a politician has been egged, and it won't be the last.

No exception: a recent history of extreme right-wing views in Australian politics

No exception: a recent history of extreme right-wing views in Australian politics

"It's ok to be white" and the "final solution" speech: how current sound bites don't always line up with past actions.