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What next for the Citizenship Seven?

What next for the Citizenship Seven?

Sally Whyte October 13, 2017 16 Comments

As the conclusion of the Magnificent Citizenship Seven saga approaches, who will make it through the gunfire, and who will fall?

Trump-backing US Congressman in hot water over Aussie company

Trump-backing US Congressman in hot water over Aussie company

Glenn Dyer October 13, 2017

A Republican Congressman and early Trump supporter is under investigation amid suspicions he gave a leg-up to an Australian biotech company

Indigenous people challenge the ‘lost knowledge’ of Australian bureaucracy

Indigenous people challenge the ‘lost knowledge’ of Australian bureaucracy

Crikey October 13, 2017 3 Comments

Uncomfortable though Indigenous Australians' laments may be to hear, the public servants from PM&C were delighted, writes editor at The Mandarin Harley Dennett.

Sydney isn’t full. Its existing home owners just hate change.

Sydney isn’t full. Its existing home owners just hate change.

Alan Davies October 13, 2017 16 Comments

According to many residents, Sydney has suddenly reached capacity. But the problem isn't a physical one: it's political.

Hack of defence firm reveals a cybersecurity framework in chaos

Hack of defence firm reveals a cybersecurity framework in chaos

Bernard Keane October 12, 2017 18 Comments

While endlessly talking about the importance of cybersecurity, the government has an all-care-no-responsibility attitude toward its defence data.

Rundle: Howard and Abbott are delusional, self-indulgent, climate-denying throwbacks

Rundle: Howard and Abbott are delusional, self-indulgent, climate-denying throwbacks

Guy Rundle October 12, 2017 72 Comments

When you imagine the level of rage that Tony Abbott must be living with, the "climate change is good" speech makes perfect sense.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: it is a tragedy that Nick Xenophon is leaving the Senate

Hinch’s Senate Diary: it is a tragedy that Nick Xenophon is leaving the Senate

Derryn Hinch October 12, 2017 7 Comments

Less than less than 18 months after getting re-elected, Xenophon announces he’s going home. He’s quitting the Senate to go play in the South Australian state election next year as a small pond powerbroker/kingmaker/self-promoter.

Labor says ‘yes’ to more guns and a party worse than One Nation

Labor says ‘yes’ to more guns and a party worse than One Nation

Bernard Keane October 12, 2017 5 Comments

Don't ever think NSW Labor won't seize a political opportunity over principle any day of the week.

Suu Kyi’s inaction is only one part of Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis

Suu Kyi’s inaction is only one part of Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis

Crikey October 12, 2017

Suu Kyi's deeply disappointing response to plight of the Rohingya has captured the bulk of international attention, while many more of those accountable go unscrutinised, argues freelance writer and journalism tutor James Rose.

Tony Abbott’s 17 different core climate change beliefs

Tony Abbott’s 17 different core climate change beliefs

Bernard Keane October 11, 2017 33 Comments

Keeping track of Tony Abbott's views on climate change can be a tough task. So we've assembled the most comprehensive list of climate positions since the days of Julius Caesar and Jesus of Nazareth.