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NSW byelections will send a message to Baird — and Turnbull

Alex Mitchell November 11, 2016 1 Comment

The Orange, Wollongong and Canterbury byelections have pitted Mike Baird against his biggest frenemy, Alan Jones.

Isentia Index: dogs, disasters and Donald

Patrick Baume October 12, 2016

International news was the biggest source of chatter this week.

Greyhound group threatens inquiry participants

Bernard Keane October 11, 2016 7 Comments

A pro-greyhound racing lobby group has celebrated the Baird government's backflip by threatening participants in the inquiry that led to the ban.

Baird’s backflip on greyhounds: well, they’re only dogs, right?

Bernard Keane October 11, 2016 20 Comments

Mike Baird's backflip in greyhound racing will alienate voters already unhappy with politics as usual. But hey, it's only animals, right?

The real reason for Murdoch’s war on greyhounds

Bernard Keane October 10, 2016 6 Comments

As The Daily Telegraph raged against Mike Baird's greyhound racing ban, parent company News Corp was buying gambling website punters.com.au.

More grisly greyhound experiments come to light in Melbourne

Bernard Keane September 5, 2016 5 Comments

Medical experimentation on greyhounds continues in Melbourne, with researchers guaranteed dogs by the Victorian government's refusal to shut down the greyhound exploitation industry.

Greyhound ban turning to dogshit for both NSW parties

Alex Mitchell August 9, 2016 6 Comments

Mike Baird's plan to ban greyhound racing has come back to bite for both major parties.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey July 14, 2016

Power behind the throne ... student paper v cartoonist ... Sophie spotted ...

Left and right revel in the pointless cruelty of greyhound racing

Bernard Keane July 11, 2016 29 Comments

The Baird government's ban on greyhound racing reflects an industry unable and unwilling to reform itself and an industry engaged in industrial-scale cruelty for no benefit.

Once a commodity, always a commodity

Crikey May 30, 2016 2 Comments

Crikey readers discuss the issues of the day.