July, 2018

Crikey Worm: Labor MP investigated over harassment claims

, Jul 20, 2018

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Good morning, early birds. A Labor backbencher is being investigated over claims of workplace bullying. Plus, Vladimir Putin very happy with US-Russia summit. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

My Health Record debate is bigger than one database

, Jul 19, 2018

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Crikey readers continue the debate over My Health Records, and respond to Labor's appeal to keep The Checkout.

Why political parties have a file on you, but you don’t get to see what’s in it

, Jul 09, 2018

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Australian political parties collect vast troves of data about voters, and they're legally entitled to do so.

Crikey Worm: banks wait with bated breath

, Jun 04, 2018

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Good morning, early birds. Criminal cartel charges are expected to be filed against ANZ as early as tomorrow. Plus, big divisions in the Labor Party over asylum seekers. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: the shuffling deck chairs of Auspol

, Jun 01, 2018

Good morning, early birds. Australia's major parties are facing scuffles and restructures. Plus, a UAE human rights activist sentenced to 10 years for online criticism. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

What would it take to actually change Australia’s asylum seeker policies?

, May 31, 2018

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The government has long clung to the "stopping the boats" narrative to justify an immoral asylum seeker system. Here are some alternatives.

Some alternatives for Bill Shorten’s plan to ‘stop the boats’

, May 28, 2018

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Bill Shorten is jumping at his chance to follow the Coalition's border protection policies, but there are other strategies that may stop refugee deaths.

Poll Bludger: explaining the AEC’s byelection decision that has Labor furious

, May 25, 2018

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Few were prepared for the announcement yesterday that five upcoming byelections would be held on the day of Labor's national conference.

Don’t dismiss millennials — they have every reason to rise up and fight

, May 23, 2018

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Crikey readers debate young people fighting for workers' rights, the importance of the royal wedding and Labor's "rollovers" on national security.

Four times Labor rolled over on draconian national security legislation

, May 22, 2018

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Sometimes it feels like we don't actually have an opposition party in this country, especially when it comes to the Coalition's attempts to broaden and concentrate national security powers.