We’d like to welcome you to INQ, Crikey’s ambitious new inquiry journalism initiative. Starting June 24, INQ investigative reporting — lifting the rocks, connecting the dots, following the money trail and exposing misuse of power — will appear regularly in Crikey.
We look forward to sharing this exciting new phase with you.
Tamsin Creed, Publisher
Across the world, the notion that progressive parties should accept a centrist and safe figure for the purposes of electability is going out the door.
While accusations of bullying in parliament have continued behind closed doors, one alleged perpetrator has been publicly named by departing MP Ann Sudmalis: Gareth Ward.
History will conclude that the critics of Labor’s GFC response 10 years ago were hopelessly wrong. By avoiding a sudden, deep recession, Australia also avoided testing out what its effect may have been on our democratic system.
Our population has skyrocketed, and city planning refuses to keep up, but the most recent milestone won't be impressive for long.
It's in the government's interest to push the narrative of an "aspirational class", but this wildly obscures what's really going on.
US President Donald Trump has caved to public pressure and ordered an end to the separation of undocumented migrants from their children. So why have activists failed to achieve these kinds of results in Australia?
Church leaders are delaying real change in the wake of the royal commission into child abuse, and some senior voices are calling it out.
An organisation of Israeli Defence Force veterans is attempting to bring to light the reality of life in occupied Palestine. But they are far from anti-Zionists.
Qantas' recent concession to the Chinese government reminds us that if you want to do business with Beijing, you put up or you piss off.