Guy RundleJul 26, 20168 Comments
Crikey's writer-at-large, in Philadelphia, wondering: whither the working class that built the Democratic Party?
Irfan YusufJul 26, 20167 Comments
If comparing Eric Abetz to the Nazis is "unAustralian", what is comparing refugees to terrorists?
Bernard KeaneJul 26, 20167 Comments
The Productivity Commission has again attacked creeping protectionism within government, this time focusing on the decision to locally build the next generation of naval submarines.
Bernard KeaneJul 26, 20163 Comments
Unusually, voters were thinking more about health and Medicare than the economy on July 2, this week's Essential Report shows.
Josh TaylorJul 25, 201615 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull has flagged tough new anti-terrorism laws that could mean convicted terrorists are jailed indefinitely.
Bernard KeaneJul 25, 201611 Comments
If Scott Morrison understands the challenge posed by the resurgence of economic protectionism in Australia, he shows no sign of it.
Guy RundleJul 25, 20166 Comments
Wikileaks' dump of secret DNC emails showing the party was in the tank for the frontrunner is the headache Hillary Clinton does not need right now.
Bernard KeaneJul 25, 20166 Comments
The Baird government is now in a tight contest in NSW but the Andrews government, seemingly in trouble over the CFA dispute, maintains a powerful lead, the latest state-based numbers from Essential show.
William BoweJul 25, 20161 Comment
The pollsters had as much to prove as the pollies.
Ben SandilandsJul 25, 20162 Comments
Coverage of the MH370 mystery has entered 'surprised goldfish mode' with the media recycling old, plausible and unproven assertion as if they are new.