Bernard KeaneApr 21, 201731 Comments
If gambling advertising is so unpopular, then consumers should vote with their feet. Nanny state regulations are just another assault on free speech.
Bernard KeaneApr 21, 201718 Comments
While immigration dominated the agenda this week, the Nationals were walking tall with some economically illiterate policies.
Josh TaylorApr 21, 20175 Comments
The group that led the campaign against Safe Schools now wants to stop Australian aid funding being spent on sexual health services and education.
Charlie LewisApr 21, 20171 Comment
The new Temporary Skill Shortage Visas will require a higher level of English proficiency than 457s, right? Not so fast.
Apr 21, 201726 Comments
A "universal basic income" is often promoted as a solution for inequality, but it would actually make things worse, writes Labor MP for Fenner and Shadow Assistant Treasurer Andrew Leigh.
CrikeyApr 21, 20172 Comments
Satirist Ben Pobjie has unearthed draft re-election campaign slogans for several prominent Coalition MPs.
Josh TaylorApr 20, 20172 Comments
Ditching controversial plans to allow metadata to be accessed in civil suits is part of a longer game for more power by Attorney-General George Brandis.
Bernard KeaneApr 20, 201717 Comments
We've been here before: Malcolm Turnbull's attempt to whip up "Aussie values" fervour is a rehash of John Howard's efforts to tap into community fears a decade ago.
Bernard KeaneApr 20, 2017
By collecting and using vulnerabilities in widely used software, our own intelligence agencies pose a double threat to business -- while governments preach cybersecurity.