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Rundle: day one for the Dems -- and don't mention the working class

Rundle: day one for the Dems -- and don't mention the working class

Guy RundleJul 26, 20168 Comments

Crikey's writer-at-large, in Philadelphia, wondering: whither the working class that built the Democratic Party?

Abetz should look in his own Nazi backyard before comparing refugees to terrorists

Abetz should look in his own Nazi backyard before comparing refugees to terrorists

Irfan YusufJul 26, 20167 Comments

If comparing Eric Abetz to the Nazis is "unAustralian", what is comparing refugees to terrorists?

Productivity Commission warns we're spiralling into protectionism

Productivity Commission warns we're spiralling into protectionism

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.

Essential: Health trumped the economy, Trump scares voters

Essential: Health trumped the economy, Trump scares voters

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.

Turnbull wants to bring in indefinite detention

Turnbull wants to bring in indefinite detention

Josh TaylorJul 25, 201615 Comments

Malcolm Turnbull has flagged tough new anti-terrorism laws that could mean convicted terrorists are jailed indefinitely.

Morrison doubles down on dumbness in the face of populist attack

Morrison doubles down on dumbness in the face of populist attack

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.

Rundle: sticky questions for the Dems in a hot and humid Philadelphia

Rundle: sticky questions for the Dems in a hot and humid Philadelphia

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.

Essential: Baird's lead in NSW collapses, Andrews sails on in Victoria

Essential: Baird's lead in NSW collapses, Andrews sails on in Victoria

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.

Poll Bludger: how did the pollsters do?

Poll Bludger: how did the pollsters do?

William BoweJul 25, 20161 Comment

The pollsters had as much to prove as the pollies.

What we have learned (and forgot and relearned and forgot and ...) about MH370

What we have learned (and forgot and relearned and forgot and ...) about MH370

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.

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