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Two weeks is a long time in politics: the ever-changing citizenship status of Malcolm Roberts

Two weeks is a long time in politics: the ever-changing citizenship status of Malcolm Roberts

Angus McCubbing and Sally WhyteJul 28, 20179 Comments

We break down every position Malcolm Roberts has held on his own citizenship in the past two weeks. Crikey intern Angus McCubbing and Crikey deputy editor Sally Whyte try to find the answers.

Labor gears up for internal fight over abortion

Labor gears up for internal fight over abortion

Josh TaylorJul 28, 20173 Comments

State and territory Labor branches are pushing for elected members of the party to no longer have a conscience vote when it comes to abortion.

Dutton telling the truth -- at least in part -- about Good Friday Manus shooting

Dutton telling the truth -- at least in part -- about Good Friday Manus shooting

Josh TaylorJul 28, 20176 Comments

The briefing Immigration Minister Peter Dutton received on the Good Friday shooting on Manus Island partially backs his claim on the cause of the tension.

Britain and France forge a path on renewables, while Australia drools over coal

Britain and France forge a path on renewables, while Australia drools over coal

Bernard KeaneJul 28, 201715 Comments

Australians are obsessed with playing silly buggers on energy issues while the rest of the world moves on.

LEAKED: draft letter from Matt Canavan proves he is seriously Italian

LEAKED: draft letter from Matt Canavan proves he is seriously Italian

From the desk of Matt CanavanJul 28, 20174 Comments

The man is about as dinky-di Aussie as a gelato-stuffed calzone.

Matthewson: what’s a guy gotta do to pass marriage equality around here?

Matthewson: what’s a guy gotta do to pass marriage equality around here?

Paula MatthewsonJul 28, 20179 Comments

Dean Smith continues to press on with plans to overturn or bypass the Liberals’ plebiscite policy by bringing a private member’s bill on marriage equality to the Parliament.

Did Canavan's mum sign him up for Italian citizenship so he could vote for Berlusconi?

Did Canavan's mum sign him up for Italian citizenship so he could vote for Berlusconi?

Charlie LewisJul 28, 20177 Comments

The 2006 Italian election was a tight race, and the first in which Australian-Italians could have their say. Is that why Matt Canavan's mother signed him up?

Razer: 'political correctness' is a lie used to inflame Millennial-boomer warfare

Razer: 'political correctness' is a lie used to inflame Millennial-boomer warfare

Helen RazerJul 27, 20173 Comments

“Political correctness” has begun to signify very little. It can now mean almost any cultural change to which one objects.

That whining sound is a business sector in crisis

That whining sound is a business sector in crisis

Bernard KeaneJul 27, 201715 Comments

The complete refusal of business to accept that its neoliberal agenda is dead is increasing the risk that progressive reform is replaced with something far more dangerous.

This Dutton-led mega-department is a mistake: former head of DFAT

This Dutton-led mega-department is a mistake: former head of DFAT

Richard WoolcottJul 27, 20178 Comments

The establishment of an enlarged Department of Home Affairs under the ministerial control of Peter Dutton is an unnecessary, mistaken policy, writes Richard Woolcott, former head of DFAT and president of the UN Security Council.

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