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Does that No-voting kids’ entertainer have an unfair dismissal case?

Does that No-voting kids’ entertainer have an unfair dismissal case?

Charlie LewisSep 20, 201717 Comments

There will be no smiles for management at Capital Kids Parties, but would Madeline's case hold water?

Koukoulas: penny-pinching on education leaves the nation lagging

Koukoulas: penny-pinching on education leaves the nation lagging

Stephen KoukoulasSep 20, 2017

Discouraging students from higher-education doesn't just hinder their earning potential, it jeopardises our future economy.

Matthewson: Tony Abbott is completely out of touch on renewable energy and here’s why

Matthewson: Tony Abbott is completely out of touch on renewable energy and here’s why

Paula MatthewsonSep 20, 201721 Comments

Shooting for Turnbull on energy policy, Abbott and Credlin's latest misfire only alienates them further from their own voters.

Our green spaces left to the wolves

Our green spaces left to the wolves

John MenadueSep 20, 20173 Comments

The NSW government is abandoning the public need for national parks when we need them most, writes former head of Prime Minister and Cabinet John Menadue.

Rundle: schoolyard reactionaries cheapen free speech

Rundle: schoolyard reactionaries cheapen free speech

Guy RundleSep 20, 20177 Comments

More tired attacks on universities and cheap tit-for-tat undermine the integrity of free speech in Australia.

Rundle: the No campaign reveals its secret weapon

Rundle: the No campaign reveals its secret weapon

Guy RundleSep 19, 201763 Comments

Honest John has re-emerged to help bolster the case against marriage equality. But will it work?

Razer: hunt for the ‘gay gene’ leads us down a dark and tortuous path

Razer: hunt for the ‘gay gene’ leads us down a dark and tortuous path

Helen RazerSep 19, 201720 Comments

Helen Razer warns that in this era of economic hardship, eugenics' descendant could again rear its genetically "perfect" head, albeit with the help of an unlikely political ally: liberal progressives.

Dams and pipes wasting money, Productivity Commission warns

Dams and pipes wasting money, Productivity Commission warns

Bernard KeaneSep 19, 20172 Comments

We're at risk of wasting billions on water infrastructure that isn't needed, the Productivity Commission has said -- repeating previous warnings about how we subsidise unviable irrigation.

The tragedy of silenced conservatives: an interview with the rainbow gestapo

The tragedy of silenced conservatives: an interview with the rainbow gestapo

Liz Duck-ChongSep 19, 20175 Comments

Right-wing pundits are at very real risk of disappearing ... by remaining outspoken on almost all media channels currently available, says freelance writer Liz Duck-Chong.

Will a visit from Pope Francis compel Aung San Suu Kyi to act?

Will a visit from Pope Francis compel Aung San Suu Kyi to act?

Michael SainsburySep 19, 20172 Comments

Suu Kyi needs to find a way to end her galling stasis on the Rohingya. Just maybe, Pope Francis can help her.