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Turnbull govt exemplifies the sordid hypocrisy of Western politicians

Bernard KeaneJun 26, 2017

In feting the criminal David Petraeus, Malcolm Turnbull demonstrates his government's hypocrisy on national security.

Privacy complaints against government bodies soar

John PowerJun 26, 2017

Which government agencies are misusing your personal information? Freelance journalist John Power reports.

Whatever the question, the answer is John Setka

Whatever the question, the answer is John Setka

Charlie LewisJun 23, 201711 Comments

There are six degrees of separation between any two human beings on the planet, the old theory goes. As far as the Coalition are concerned there are far fewer between John Setka and any given topic.

Mayne: 7 current pollies with connections to pokies

Mayne: 7 current pollies with connections to pokies

Stephen MayneJun 23, 201710 Comments

Stephen Mayne gives us the rundown on seven current elected representatives with known gambling industry associations or sympathies

Rundle: Hanson's autistic kids comments reveal a truth no one wants to talk about

Rundle: Hanson's autistic kids comments reveal a truth no one wants to talk about

Guy RundleJun 23, 201754 Comments

That some teachers have to devote most of their attention to children with serious behaviour management issues is hardly news to anyone with a child in school, but there’s a curious veil of silence drawn across it.

Comparing Rebel Wilson's potential defamation payout with those of other great Aussie suers

Comparing Rebel Wilson's potential defamation payout with those of other great Aussie suers

Will Ziebell Jun 23, 20171 Comment

Though Wilson’s defamation cost may soar well above most, there’s been plenty of high-profile and expensive cases since Australia’s defamation laws became uniform in 2006.

Things that happened in Parliament this week other than Gonski

Things that happened in Parliament this week other than Gonski

Josh TaylorJun 23, 201714 Comments

Legislation for drug testing welfare recipients, robo-debt reports, NBN tax, and first speeches all happened in parliament while focus was on Gonski.

Turnbull finishes the week with a trophy for his shift to the centre

Turnbull finishes the week with a trophy for his shift to the centre

Bernard KeaneJun 23, 201712 Comments

Having pivoted to the left on big policy issues, Malcolm Turnbull goes into the winter break with evidence it can work.

'Cold War sentiment': how the Chinese community feel about the ABC-Fairfax donations investigation

'Cold War sentiment': how the Chinese community feel about the ABC-Fairfax donations investigation

Michael LiuJun 23, 20174 Comments

Chinese donations to and influence on Australia's political parties are everywhere in the news, but how does that affect everyday Chinese-Australians? Freelance journalist Michael Liu reports.

Hanson's lock 'em up disability strategy two decades old

Hanson's lock 'em up disability strategy two decades old

Bernard KeaneJun 22, 201720 Comments

Pauline Hanson has long regarded Australians with disabilities as a problem for the rest of us, an old document shows.

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