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His master's voice? Some political staffers are breaking their silence

His master's voice? Some political staffers are breaking their silence

Myriam RobinDec 6, 2016

Staffers have been long silenced by protocol and risk aversion. But now, some politicians are happy to let their staff speak out.

Farewell to John Key, the Kiwi prime minister with a 'thing' for ponytails

Farewell to John Key, the Kiwi prime minister with a 'thing' for ponytails

Myriam RobinDec 6, 20163 Comments

A short history of the prime minister of New Zealand pulling women's hair.

Spectre of right-wing populism haunts Europe as Italy, Austria went to the polls

Spectre of right-wing populism haunts Europe as Italy, Austria went to the polls

Charles RichardsonDec 6, 20161 Comment

Like many other signs this year, particularly last month's US election, these twin events warn of a rising tide of xenophobic right-wing populism.

Did Standing Rock protests stop the Dakota Access Pipeline?

Did Standing Rock protests stop the Dakota Access Pipeline?

Harrison JohnstoneDec 6, 2016

After more than two years, have protesters at Standing Rock really ended the Dakota Access Pipeline standoff? Crikey intern Harrison Johnstone draws up a timeline of events.

Dear Angry White Men: HTFU, you're not the victims

Dear Angry White Men: HTFU, you're not the victims

Bernard KeaneDec 6, 201622 Comments

The longing for victimhood that preoccupies the right reflects not merely an attempt to distract from the realities of power, but a basic lack of resilience among older white males.

Rundle: how do you solve a problem like neoliberalism?

Rundle: how do you solve a problem like neoliberalism?

Guy RundleDec 6, 201619 Comments

What is neoliberalism? Where did it come from? And why is it destroying the world? A short primer, by Crikey's writer-at-large.

Essential: violence and abuse on the rise, Brandis the worst minister

Essential: violence and abuse on the rise, Brandis the worst minister

Bernard KeaneDec 6, 20165 Comments

Who are the best and worst ministers? And is violence due to racism and religious intolerance rising or falling? Essential Report has the answers.

Fiscal conservatives all too happy to raid the public purse come election time

Glenn DyerDec 6, 20161 Comment

Know who spent the most public money on election campaigns? John Howard and Peter Costello.

The war of attrition against Abbott's Green Army

The war of attrition against Abbott's Green Army

Josh Taylor and Harrison JohnstoneDec 5, 20161 Comment

Tony Abbott's signature Green Army environment policy will reportedly be stood down to save just over $250 million in this year's MYEFO. Josh Taylor and Harrison Johnstone report.

Stop kidding yourselves we'll take any climate action

Stop kidding yourselves we'll take any climate action

Bernard KeaneDec 5, 201612 Comments

The government has ratified the Paris Agreement -- but still has no policies for how to achieve the targets it has signed up to, and the review announced today is unlikely to change that.

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