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A brief history of Twiggy Forrest's obsession with cashless welfare

A brief history of Twiggy Forrest's obsession with cashless welfare

Sally WhyteAug 17, 20175 Comments

How exactly did a mining magnate come to spearhead the program to shift indigenous Australians onto cashless welfare?

Rundle: deeply flawed sexual harassment report clashes with academic freedom

Rundle: deeply flawed sexual harassment report clashes with academic freedom

Guy RundleAug 17, 20174 Comments

The findings of the AHRC sexual assault report do not mean we should have more policing (physical and virtual) on university campuses.

Should Australia start searching for MH370 again?

Should Australia start searching for MH370 again?

Ben SandilandsAug 17, 20172 Comments

Will the need for a resumed MH370 search receive attention from an Australian government in crisis, even with long awaited new information on satellite imagery and drift analyses?

Shambles of a government shambling through shambolic shambleathon

Shambles of a government shambling through shambolic shambleathon

Bernard KeaneAug 17, 201722 Comments

Like clockwork, the Turnbull government keeps making bad decisions that only result in humiliation.

Hinch's Senate Diary: why the citizenship debacle is all my fault

Hinch's Senate Diary: why the citizenship debacle is all my fault

Derryn HinchAug 17, 2017

Derryn Hinch reflects on how questions about his citizenship inadvertently started this now Government threatening dual citizenship debacle.

As a political football the ABC's pretty tattered

As a political football the ABC's pretty tattered

Emily WatkinsAug 16, 20179 Comments

Pauline Hanson's demands for cuts to the ABC are nothing new. Our national broadcaster has a long history of being bandied about for political ends and revenge.

Rundle: Trump giving voice to America's white nationalist past (and present)

Rundle: Trump giving voice to America's white nationalist past (and present)

Guy RundleAug 16, 201719 Comments

Donald Trump all but rescinded his initial condemnation of the Charlottesville horrors. Knowingly or otherwise, his actions are playing into a white, Christian nationalism that has a deep rooted history in America.

Punch-drunk government now flailing at foes, real and imagined

Punch-drunk government now flailing at foes, real and imagined

Bernard KeaneAug 16, 201732 Comments

Yesterday was a rare day in politics when collective common sense goes out the window and chaos takes over.

Who said it, Donald Trump or Kim Jong-un?

Charlie LewisAug 16, 20172 Comments

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have been playing a dangerous game of brinkmanship. Can you identify which grandiose, terrifying statement comes from which egomaniac?

Collusion with a foreign political party? The Coalition's all over it.

Collusion with a foreign political party? The Coalition's all over it.

Bernard KeaneAug 16, 20174 Comments

When it comes to "collusion" with foreign political parties, the Coalition has done very well indeed.