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Hinch's Senate Diary: my backpacker blunder

Hinch's Senate Diary: my backpacker blunder

Derryn HinchDec 5, 20165 Comments

No, Senator Derryn Hinch says he is not in the CFMEU's pocket. In fact, the union did not even buy him a (non-alcoholic) beer.

Why George Christensen might make a great immigration minister

Why George Christensen might make a great immigration minister

Irfan YusufDec 5, 201616 Comments

Barnaby Joyce reckons George Christensen needs to be given a portfolio. Would Immigration be a good fit?

Adani handout a toxic mix of crony capitalism and protectionism

Adani handout a toxic mix of crony capitalism and protectionism

Bernard KeaneDec 5, 201621 Comments

Australia's retreat into protectionism is likely to mean $1 billion in cheap money handed to the white elephant Carmichael coal project.

Dirty lefties and the problem of Peter Dutton

Dirty lefties and the problem of Peter Dutton

Bernard KeaneDec 2, 201630 Comments

Progressive anger at Peter Dutton's cultivation of hatred of refugees and immigrants mainly serves his agenda.

The government triumphantly departs a fake battlefield

The government triumphantly departs a fake battlefield

Bernard KeaneDec 2, 20169 Comments

The government's "victories" this week have nothing to do with the real challenges facing the Australian economy.

No red flags raised as Brandis gave plum govt job to son's solicitor

No red flags raised as Brandis gave plum govt job to son's solicitor

Josh TaylorDec 2, 20167 Comments

The Attorney-General's Department did not raise the issue of a donor and lawyer for George Brandis' son being appointed to the AAT.

A cross-party statement from the House of Representatives: keep question time sacred

A cross-party statement from the House of Representatives: keep question time sacred

Ben PobjieDec 2, 20164 Comments

The protesters who hijacked question time on Wednesday threaten Australia's most sacred institution, writes satirist Ben Pobjie.

Another surrogacy scandal means Australia has to have this discussion -- if we're mature enough

Another surrogacy scandal means Australia has to have this discussion -- if we're mature enough

Michael SainsburyDec 2, 20162 Comments

Hundreds of Australians are going overseas to secure commercial surrogacy services, putting themselves and the birth mothers at risk.

Rundle: there's no use screaming, the Australian alt-right is already here

Rundle: there's no use screaming, the Australian alt-right is already here

Guy RundleDec 2, 20168 Comments

The recent Orange byelection is going to change a lot of things.

Whatever happened to the Muslim Brotherhood?

Whatever happened to the Muslim Brotherhood?

Salma IslamDec 2, 20161 Comment

Over three years ago, the Brotherhood's main man Mohammed Morsi was unseated from power. But the saga didn't end there, writes freelance journalist in Egypt Salma Islam.

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