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Morrison blasts UN’s ‘negative globalism’

Morrison blasts UN’s ‘negative globalism’

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has taken a swipe at the UN, and the Russia probe escalates as Alexander Downer rejects Republican claims he was "directed" to contact the Trump election campaign. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Will Morrison’s friendship with Trump come back to haunt him?

Will Morrison’s friendship with Trump come back to haunt him?

Crikey readers discuss Scott Morrison's White House adventures.

With his promise to Trump, Morrison sells Australia’s soul

With his promise to Trump, Morrison sells Australia’s soul

The Australian government has offered its full support to Donald Trump's investigation of the FBI's Russia probe. The fact that the investigation is bullshit doesn't seem to matter.

The unfortunate legacy of Alexander Downer

The unfortunate legacy of Alexander Downer

The conservative, Queen-loving Alexander Downer will forever be remembered, in the US at least, as the Australian who kicked off the Mueller investigation. That's got to sting a bit.

Another string to Downer’s colonial bow

Another string to Downer’s colonial bow

The former foreign minister, now ex-pat, has found a gig close to his heart.

Downer bells the cat: Coalition set to renew its war on industry super

Downer bells the cat: Coalition set to renew its war on industry super

The issue has been dormant for a few months, but expect the Liberals to go after industry super again if they're returned to government.

Selling access: a who’s who of politicians-turned-lobbyists

Selling access: a who’s who of politicians-turned-lobbyists

The ranks of lobby groups in Australia will always be teeming with ex-politicians. Crikey takes a look at a few notable examples...

Why is Alexander Downer so obsessed with the People’s Choice Awards?

Why is Alexander Downer so obsessed with the People’s Choice Awards?

The far-right show must go on, the Oz finally finds what they're looking for, and is there trouble at the Victorian State Revenue Office?

Meet the Timor-Leste 12 who could benefit from the Witness K cover-up

Meet the Timor-Leste 12 who could benefit from the Witness K cover-up

The government is desperate to hide its prosecution of Witness K and Bernard Collaery. But who will benefit from a cover-up?

Alexander Downer and the Liberal leadership that wasn’t

Alexander Downer and the Liberal leadership that wasn’t

As Alexander Downer blames voters for the troubles of the Liberal Party (including the failure to elect his daughter in the Mayo byelection), he should think about looking a little closer to home.