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Crikey Worm: Asia summit wraps up in controversy

Max Chalmers November 15, 2017

Good morning, early birds. The US President has prematurely abandoned the East Asia Summit, and questions abound over who exactly will replace dual citizen Jacqui Lambie in the Senate. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Trump’s new shock doctrine is many kinds of stupid

Crikey November 14, 2017 2 Comments

Following the recent terror attack in New York, US President Donald Trump wasted no time in blaming the green card lottery for the disaster, writes Ruby Hamad.

Razer: oh, those anti-Russians …

Helen Razer November 9, 2017 55 Comments

There is no evidence of orchestrated “misinformation”. But it has become accepted alternative fact that “Russia” interfered in the US election.

Crikey Worm: ‘Make Australia a hellhole,’ says departing ASIC boss

Max Chalmers November 9, 2017

Good morning, early birds. Outgoing ASIC chief's parting shot at white-collar crooks, and Optus is now likely to follow Telstra in returning money to customers stiffed by underperforming NBN speeds. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Abe shows the world how to play Trump November 7, 2017 8 Comments

While most leaders visibly shudder through their interactions with Trump, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has deftly kept him onside

Yale Diaries: America’s ‘credibility’ is not the problem here October 31, 2017 6 Comments

While pundits wring their hands over Trump eroding America's global "credibility", the rest of us are more concerned about the world blowing up, says Yale fellow and freelance writer Emma Shortis.

Crikey Worm: Trump advisers charged with money-laundering, tax evasion

Max Chalmers October 31, 2017 1 Comment

Good morning, early birds. Three of US President Donald Trump's campaign officials have been charged by the FBI, and cricketer Chris Gayle has won his defamation case against Fairfax Media. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Yale Diaries: Michelle Obama, football and the limits of silence October 18, 2017 3 Comments

A recent conversation between Michelle Obama and Roxane Gay illustrates that the idea we can "stay out" of politics is a false one, writes our Yale correspondent, freelance writer Emma Shortis.

What is the Iran nuclear deal and why is Trump so huffy about it?

Charlie Lewis October 16, 2017 24 Comments

The "Iran Deal" has been long been described by Donald Trump as the "worst deal ever". So what does his refusal to re-certify the agreement mean?

Social media policies just another weapon in the war on journos

Social media policies just another weapon in the war on journos

Christopher Warren October 16, 2017 2 Comments

A company's social media policy may seem like window-dressing, but under the surface it's just another tool for controlling employees.