December 12, 2017 9
The ALP, once ruthlessly efficient, is now just plain old ruthless. And a bit of Obama-style political coaching isn't going to change that.
December 5, 2017 6
Bill Shorten has pledged to introduce ten days of domestic violence leave available to workers should Labor come into power, doubling the party's previous offer.
November 24, 2017 19
A decade ago, Kevin Rudd's Labor government pulled off a marvel that made Australia one of the most impressive economies in history.
November 22, 2017 13
You'd be forgiven for liking Bill Shorten solely for his stirring oratory abilities, but with the Coalition springing leaks, it's worth reminding yourself what Labor actually stands for. Lisa Divissi reports.
August 25, 2017 11
Remember the infamous "Estonian lady" linking Gough Whitlam to the evils of communism?
July 24, 2017 14
The most pressing issues facing the world are rising inequality, climate change and lack of opportunity. That's why we at Labor have decided to campaign for four-year fixed terms of Parliament.
June 29, 2017 22
This is one of the tightest and most anti-democratic parliamentary systems on the planet. It's time to fix it.
May 23, 2017 6
Bill Shorten seems to be making noises about a federal ICAC. But it's all sound and fury, signifying nothing.
March 29, 2017
On Jo-Ann Miller Andrew Vickers, National Secretary of CFMEU Mining and Energy Division, writes: Re. “QLD Labor’s factional players spar with Jo-Ann Miller” (Tuesday) First let me say that I generally enjoy reading Crikey, but I continue to be dismayed at the publication of albeit irregular articles from correspondent “Ben Chiefly”, an obviously biased ALP wannabe who […]
February 24, 2017 40
The Fair Work Commission's decision to cut penalty rates seems like a win for Labor, but the ALP is so far out of touch it might be impossible to ever come back.