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Emboldened by Trump, ACL launches paradoxical assault on LGBTI rights

Emboldened by Trump, ACL launches paradoxical assault on LGBTI rights

Josh TaylorJan 23, 20171 Comment

The groups wanting to discriminate against gay couples want protection from discrimination.

Gladys Berejiklian, the unknown quantity, takes over from Teflon Mike

Gladys Berejiklian, the unknown quantity, takes over from Teflon Mike

Alex MitchellJan 23, 20177 Comments

Liberal MPs have endorsed Gladys Berejiklian as the 45th premier of NSW, the state’s seventh premier in 12 years. Here's what's up with that.

Stealing your eyeballs: Dutton's stealthy plan to track you

Stealing your eyeballs: Dutton's stealthy plan to track you

Bernard Keane and Josh TaylorJan 23, 20174 Comments

The government is attempting to establish the basis for collecting Australians' most personal data by stealth, having failed to do it by legislation, write Bernard Keane and Josh Taylor.

Rundle: President Trump really happened, now for right-wing infighting

Rundle: President Trump really happened, now for right-wing infighting

Guy RundleJan 23, 201714 Comments

Trump's fantasy laid out in inauguration speech, now to see what he can actually achieve.

Even at their victory parade, Trump’s supporters cry ‘conspiracy’

Even at their victory parade, Trump’s supporters cry ‘conspiracy’

Max ChalmersJan 23, 20173 Comments

Trump's supporters are in DC to enjoy their victory, but they still feel hard done by, writes freelance journalist in the US Max Chalmers.

Fear and protectionism the sad ambitions of a hapless government

Fear and protectionism the sad ambitions of a hapless government

Bernard KeaneJan 23, 201715 Comments

The Turnbull government's agenda of fear didn't last long in 2017 before being blown away by yet another scandal. Now it's relying on protectionism.

Turkey, the sick man of Europe once more

Turkey, the sick man of Europe once more

Ender BaskanJan 23, 2017

First labelled the sick man of Europe in 1853, Turkey seems again headed for catastrophe, writes Melbourne-based writer Ender Baskan.

Exposing China's economic shell game

Exposing China's economic shell game

Michael SainsburyJan 23, 20172 Comments

Last week, China’s official economic growth figures came in. As predicted, well, they were just as predicted: 6.7% for the year. Hmmm.

Bill Shorten's new Trump problem

Bill Shorten's new Trump problem

Ben ChieflyJan 20, 20173 Comments

Many belonging to Labor Left have been spooked by Trump's foreign affairs pronouncements, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.

Alcoa bail-out opens up a new front in an old culture war

Alcoa bail-out opens up a new front in an old culture war

John QuigginJan 20, 20172 Comments

The right's insistence on maintaining the Alcoa aluminium smelting plant is reactionary: the greenies want Portland to close, and therefore it must be kept open, writes John Quiggin.

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