Politics

May, 2018

A(nother) guide to Australia’s (many) political dynasties

, May 21, 2018

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In the aftermath of the royal wedding, Crikey returns to Australia's political mini-monarchies.

Separating facts from emotion on boiling sheep to death for commercial gain

, May 21, 2018

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As government backbenchers move to ban the live sheep trade, the lies of industry advocate and politicians are being exposed.

Australia’s green battery revolution will be a long time coming

, May 21, 2018

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The government is pulling out the stops to try and slow the effectiveness of energy storage. But change will come.

We should abolish ASIC

and , May 21, 2018

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ASIC can't be fixed -- it is the wrong regulator for a crucial job. Time for the ACCC to take over consumer finance regulation, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

Turnbull’s protection of Israel the exemplar of foreign influence

, May 21, 2018

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While the government rails against Chinese influence in Australian politics, it has internalised the influence of the Israeli government and its proxies.

And now some erotic fan fic from the Financial Review

, May 18, 2018

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Abbott's leadership drama has undergone a peculiar transformation in the Fin today, as has Canberra's geography.

Liberal Party: Civil War — a blockbuster in the making

, May 18, 2018

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Will the Liberal civil war provide as much entertainment as Labor’s night of the long butter knives?

A guide to Australia’s (many) political dynasties 

, May 18, 2018

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With the preselection of Georgina Downer in the seat of Mayo, Crikey looks at whether Australia may be more prone to political dynasties than we might think.

A million jobs created despite so-called ‘punitive’ company tax

and , May 18, 2018

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The government is justifiably proud of its employment achievements -- but it's been done without a company tax cut, and it hasn't helped wages.

Nationals reject science to keep sheep slaughter afloat

, May 17, 2018

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The National Party has succeeded in keeping the brutal live sheep export industry alive, insisting that the bureaucrats at the heart of its failed regulatory system can be trusted to fix it.