Bernard Keane August 8, 2017 32 Comments
For a bunch of people who want to get marriage equality off the political agenda, the Liberals sure have a funny way of doing it.
Bernard Keane August 7, 2017 4 Comments
The Prime Minister has had a tactical win in heading off a revolt by marriage equality supporters in the Liberal party room. But the issue, and confrontation that will be required to resolve it, has merely been delayed.
Paula Matthewson July 12, 2017 21 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull has desperately needed a way to reconnect with the moderate/progressive voters that once had high hopes for him but now have stopped listening. The London speech might be it.
Crikey July 7, 2017 8 Comments
Coalition ministers have been at pains to avoid naming the former Howard government health minister whose name rhymes with Bony Rabbit, as this piece republished from The Fair Go attests.
Paula Matthewson July 5, 2017 26 Comments
On its face, Tony Abbott’s call for “democratic” reform of the NSW Liberal Party seems perfectly reasonable. But only on its face ...
Guy Rundle July 4, 2017 14 Comments
The more stable and difficult to disrupt Australian politics is, the more that 24-hour news platforms have to manufacture an atmosphere of crisis, to create new hooks.
Guy Rundle June 29, 2017 22 Comments
This is one of the tightest and most anti-democratic parliamentary systems on the planet. It's time to fix it.
Crikey June 26, 2017 4 Comments
Rough times for Gina ... the Coalitions totally rad new website ... penalty rates have no apparent effect on employment levels ...
Josh Taylor June 26, 2017 18 Comments
Liberals love the flag and Australia Day and are not very keen on Bill Shorten: highlights (and lowlights) of the Liberal Party's federal council meeting on the weekend.