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.
January 15, 2018 19
The government's attacks on the South Sudanese refugee community cover the fact that the Liberal party remains committed to the drivers of resurgent nationalism: open borders and neoliberalism.
January 11, 2018
Good morning, early birds. The rolling federal expenses scandal returns for 2018, and Victoria Police's top cop has put paid to the "African gang crisis" rhetoric. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
January 9, 2018 18
"An army of angry warriors were moving slowly down the hill of featureless cul-de-sacs, Thirsty Camels, servos, and Relief of Mafeking Asian massage parlours." Guy Rundle imagines two hapless soldiers on the front line of the latest News Corp culture war.
January 9, 2018 35
Howard was a man whose bigotry may have been truly driven by policy. Peter Dutton is perhaps a politician driven by bigotry alone, writes Helen Razer.
January 8, 2018 30
Politicians are employing Trumpish methods to decry the spectre of "African gangs", and the media is all too eager to help out.
December 19, 2017 12
None of the Coalition’s same sex marriage proponents were promoted.
November 24, 2017 17
With ministers openly arguing about who is leaking from cabinet, the moment of truth for the Turnbull prime ministership is suddenly much nearer to hand.
September 29, 2017 3
Dutton's version includes the lyric "I’d rather die than live in a gender-fluid world".