Crikey November 22, 2017 12 Comments
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.
Bernard Keane November 9, 2017 17 Comments
The possible consequences of the citizenship debacle now encompass an early election and, therefore, leadership options for the government. Malcolm Turnbull must be tearing his hair out.
Bernard Keane October 25, 2017 62 Comments
The AFP raid on the AWU for a GetUp donation in 2005 has plenty of risks for a government that is developing an image of using the police to harass its opponents.
Max Chalmers October 25, 2017 4 Comments
Good morning, early birds. The offices of Bill Shorten's old stomping ground have been raided by the Australian Federal Police, and the Productivity Commission has delivered a report arguing for the re-introduction of a carbon price. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
Bernard Keane October 19, 2017 6 Comments
If Labor signed on to the government's energy policy, it would deliver everything Malcolm Turnbull doesn't want, including more fuel for Tony Abbott's vendetta.
Bernard Keane October 5, 2017 29 Comments
When Australia's civil liberties needed protecting, Labor went missing. The consequences are nebulous -- but very real.
Bernard Keane September 26, 2017 16 Comments
A good political nickname will resonate with the electorate because it reflects a well known aspect of a politician's character. But they rarely do anything more than that.
William Bowe September 18, 2017 37 Comments
For Shorten, voters appear reluctant to attribute any qualities to him at all, either good or bad.
Derryn Hinch September 7, 2017 12 Comments
Derryn Hinch's citizenship dramas and section 44 questions are put to bed, and the Coalition's Kill Bill strategy seems to be working.
Michael Bradley September 7, 2017 15 Comments
Our justice system is built upon the principle of innocent until proven guilty. Demanding that MPs who have not been charged with anything stump up documents is a very dangerous path indeed.