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Labor rejects surrender, fights on for Gonski

Labor rejects surrender, fights on for Gonski

Bernard KeaneMay 26, 20172 Comments

Labor is being deeply cynical in its ongoing attacks on the government over school funding. But it's unlikely to lose it any votes.

The next terror attack could be on your Thailand or Bali holiday

The next terror attack could be on your Thailand or Bali holiday

Michael SainsburyMay 26, 20173 Comments

Militant Islamism is spreading like wildfire in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia. The Bali bombings will probably not be an isolated incident.

NSW coroner is wrong to denounce psychiatrist for Lindt cafe siege

NSW coroner is wrong to denounce psychiatrist for Lindt cafe siege

Michael RobertsonMay 26, 20176 Comments

The coroner's findings are a spectacular illustration of our culture’s unhealthy idealisation of psychiatry’s capacity to predict and, ultimately, mitigate risk, writes mental health ethics associate professor at Sydney Uni Michael Robertson.

If the economy slows, responsibility will lie in boardrooms, not cabinet

If the economy slows, responsibility will lie in boardrooms, not cabinet

Bernard KeaneMay 26, 201710 Comments

An economic slowdown will be the result of the business community's relentless campaign against wages growth.

Bob's pay day: no robo-debt notices for ex-Family First senator

Bob's pay day: no robo-debt notices for ex-Family First senator

Josh TaylorMay 26, 20176 Comments

Former Family First Senator Bob Day will not be required to pay back the close to half a million he owes to the taxpayer.

On the eve of the G7, protesters and security forces square off under an uneasy Sicilian sun

On the eve of the G7, protesters and security forces square off under an uneasy Sicilian sun

Matthew ClayfieldMay 26, 20171 Comment

Security are hoping to keep protests far away from the G7 summit meeting in Taormina, with the shadow of Genoa looming in everyone's minds, writes freelance journalist Matthew Clayfield.

Turnbull's new political strategy channels Rudd. Let's hope he can stick the landing.

Turnbull's new political strategy channels Rudd. Let's hope he can stick the landing.

Paula MatthewsonMay 26, 201710 Comments

This month’s budget could be seen as an attempt by Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison to emulate Rudd’s 2007 campaigning success.

Labor simultaneously betrays unions and reneges on its commitment to a federal ICAC

Labor simultaneously betrays unions and reneges on its commitment to a federal ICAC

Charlie LewisMay 26, 20177 Comments

What was that you were saying about your commitment to a federal ICAC, Bill?

Noble gatekeepers of tradition and good morals suit up for (culture) war in Senate estimates

Noble gatekeepers of tradition and good morals suit up for (culture) war in Senate estimates

Emily Watkins and Josh TaylorMay 25, 20175 Comments

Eric Abetz has some questions for those lefty head honchos at the ABC and SBS. Crikey journalists Josh Taylor and Emily Watkins report.

Hinch's Senate Diary: did Pauline Hanson really kybosh Ashby's corflute rort plan?

Hinch's Senate Diary: did Pauline Hanson really kybosh Ashby's corflute rort plan?

Derryn HinchMay 25, 201714 Comments

Pauline Hanson says she "knocked" James Ashby's plan to gouge One Nation candidates "on the head". But a secret recording of the meeting raises questions.

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