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The alt-right is filled with party starters, the left with party poopers

The alt-right is filled with party starters, the left with party poopers

Helen RazerDec 8, 201615 Comments

It is not intrinsically more ethical to be a brat. It is, however, more seductive.

Negative growth should be a one-off -- so we hope

Bernard KeaneDec 8, 201612 Comments

Given the government's performance, a real economic downturn would be beyond its capacities to handle. Let's hope the September quarter GDP result is a one-off.

Economic growth shocker as GDP goes negative

Economic growth shocker as GDP goes negative

Bernard Keane and Glenn DyerDec 7, 201614 Comments

The economy contracted significantly in the September quarter but with any luck it will be a one-off as Christmas looms, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

Why did Turnbull's handpicked digital man resign so soon?

Why did Turnbull's handpicked digital man resign so soon?

Josh TaylorDec 7, 20161 Comment

Two staff had made informal complaints of bullying just six days before Paul Shetler resigned from the Digital Transformation Agency.

All over the Shoppies

All over the Shoppies

Ben ChieflyDec 7, 20165 Comments

Everyone, from workers to politicians, have had a gutful of the Shoppies union, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.

Well, that didn't take long: Frydenberg flips on climate review

Well, that didn't take long: Frydenberg flips on climate review

Bernard KeaneDec 7, 201628 Comments

What climate review? Josh Frydenberg denies that he said what he said yesterday.

Brexit court case could claim some high-profile wigs

Brexit court case could claim some high-profile wigs

John EldridgeDec 7, 20163 Comments

The real losers of the Brexit High Court case could be those bright minds who might have once wanted to aspire to be High Court justices, writes John Eldridge, lecturer at Sydney Law School, currently on sabbatical in Cambridge.

Rundle: rethinking punishment, 30 years after the Russell St bombing

Rundle: rethinking punishment, 30 years after the Russell St bombing

Guy RundleDec 7, 201612 Comments

Craig Minogue should get his chance before the parole board, and the real possibility of eventual release. If you believe in the possibility of redemption, then you believe that the freedom to be good can be regained.

His master's voice? Some political staffers are breaking their silence

His master's voice? Some political staffers are breaking their silence

Myriam RobinDec 6, 20161 Comment

Staffers have been long silenced by protocol and risk aversion. But now, some politicians are happy to let their staff speak out.

Farewell to John Key, the Kiwi prime minister with a 'thing' for ponytails

Farewell to John Key, the Kiwi prime minister with a 'thing' for ponytails

Myriam RobinDec 6, 20164 Comments

A short history of the prime minister of New Zealand pulling women's hair.

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