June 15, 2018 4
The planned closure of the Christmas Island detention center is looking in doubt after reports that Peter Dutton "changed his mind". What exactly is happening on the island?
June 12, 2018 9
How does a post-doctoral sociologist end up in a swish Sydney conference centre listening to what she soon recognised as horseshit promoted by Peter Dutton's Home Affairs Department?
May 16, 2018 3
Crikey readers respond to the government's controversial new plan for airport security.
May 15, 2018 48
Police will be given new parties to override civil liberties in airports, as the government wastes hundreds of millions on security theatre.
May 4, 2018 2
Good morning, early birds. A rare show of unity sticks it to the anti-immigration right. Plus, Peter Dutton's facial recognition surveillance plan hits a road block. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
May 2, 2018 21
A consistent news campaign and a new parliamentary committee: Dutton has pulled out the big guns against the Administrative Appeals Tribunal once more.
May 2, 2018 1
Good morning, early birds. Peter Dutton has his hands full juggling multiple power grabs. Plus, could we have a referendum on section 44 as soon as the next election? It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
April 6, 2018 14
Fake news about an imminent Dutton Prime Ministership illustrates why social media users are as much to blame as platforms for the deep problems created online.
March 28, 2018
Good morning, early birds. Negotiations deteriorate for Malcolm Turnbull's $65 billion tax cut legislation. Plus, Peter Dutton subjected to a tongue-lashing from the UNHCR. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
March 26, 2018 9
The media's response to Dutton's latest talking point has once again illustrated that it's a far graver sin in Australia to label someone a racist than it is to promote racist ideals.
March 22, 2018 41
The real ugliness of the South African farmer question, built on spurious figures and indifference to non-white suffering, is that its cynical explanation is better than its ideological explanation.
March 22, 2018 1
Good morning, early birds. The Victorian Premier resists mounting pressure to force 21 of his scandal-plagued ministers to resign. Plus, how Peter Dutton's department tried to prevent a suicidal 10-year-old boy from coming to Australia for care. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
March 16, 2018 5
Hard-right fringe group backs Dutton ... vandalism of Greens material ... polling New England ...
March 15, 2018 33
We would be better informed if political pundits rose above the personal into the realms of true historic reckoning.
March 15, 2018 31
White farmers in South Africa have been pretty bemused by Peter Dutton's recent comments. Here's why.
March 15, 2018
Good morning, early birds. Peter Dutton finally found some refugees he likes. Plus, Labor's sop to pensioners following fallout from the opposition's plan to end cash refunds for excess imputation credits. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
March 2, 2018 38
The government decided to make Bill Shorten's "character" its target this week. Not unexpectedly, it blew up in its face.
February 22, 2018 2
Refugee activists in Melbourne have been working around the clock to stop the deportation.
February 15, 2018 1
New leadership at ACL ... new voting block in the senate ... Joyce polls a-plenty ...
February 8, 2018 1
Good morning, early birds. Ladies and gentlemen, George Brandis has left the building (but not before throwing a little shade at both sides). Plus, Germany finally gets a stable government, more than four months after going to the polls. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.