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The truth about the ‘Labor mole’ hiding within the Greens

The truth about the ‘Labor mole’ hiding within the Greens

The inclusion of certain names on the formal complaint against Alex Bhathal gets more curious by the day.

Poll Bludger: Libs’ election hopes hinge on the grey vote

Poll Bludger: Libs’ election hopes hinge on the grey vote

If the Liberals are going to take the fight to Labor at the next federal election, they're going to need to put the grey vote front and centre of their election strategy.

Greens Derangement Syndrome spreads to the right wing’s pre-frontal cortex!

Greens Derangement Syndrome spreads to the right wing’s pre-frontal cortex!

It seems Greens Derangement Syndrome also affects the right-wing mind's capacity to perform basic mathematical/psephological analysis.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: what was Xenophon thinking?

Hinch’s Senate Diary: what was Xenophon thinking?

Derryn Hinch argues Nick Xenophon shouldn't have believed his own publicity in the SA election.

The Greens will claim more inner-city seats eventually, but not yet

The Greens will claim more inner-city seats eventually, but not yet

After a spanking at the Batman byelection, the Greens need to figure out how to stop losing viable inner-city seats before it's too late.

Guy Rundle’s drive-bys: Batman byelection special!

Guy Rundle’s drive-bys: Batman byelection special!

Crikey correspondent-at-large Guy Rundle takes aim at recent media coverage of the Batman byelection that delivered Labor's Ged Kearney to power.

Poll Bludger: two-party system alive and well in Batman and SA

Poll Bludger: two-party system alive and well in Batman and SA

With whiplash-inducing speed, media takes about the frailty of the two-party system have made way for prognostications on the failure of its challengers to match expectations.

Crikey Worm: Turnbull claims federal mandate after SA victory

Crikey Worm: Turnbull claims federal mandate after SA victory

Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister claims the Liberals' weekend victory in South Australia will give the green light to his government's controversial energy policy. Plus, bushfires in the south, and a cyclone in the north. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

The Age gets it wrong on Bhathal and her backers

The Age gets it wrong on Bhathal and her backers

The Age has made a couple of key blunders in its Thursday splash on the Batman byelection.

Batman garbage fire is the perfect representation of Australian politics

Batman garbage fire is the perfect representation of Australian politics

What we have, instead of a by-election, is a series of righteous indignations overlapping righteous indignation, where policy is not discussed as much as it is used as a cudgel to silence others.