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Is Labor learning the right lessons from the US election?

Biden’s victory isn’t quite the vindication of centrism some Labor figures think it is.

Labor leader Anthony Albanese and Joel Fitzgibbon in the House of Representatives (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Yes, it’s time to talk about Labor again: a lost party on a long losing streak

It may be that only with the next defeat will Labor have the total collapse it really needs to reconstruct itself.

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Clowns to the left, jokers to the right — and you know where the rest of us are

The lie of the Liberals' claims of liberalism is again laid bare — they scorn the value of anything but power in the name of power itself.

Federal Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese (Image: AAP/Bianca De Marchi)

Memo to Albo: good oppositions don’t lose byelections

When it comes to winning the Eden-Monaro byelection, the stakes are much higher for Labor than the Coalition.

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How ethnic power replaced unions in the Victorian ALP — and what might happen next

If the Adem Somyurek scandal isn't the occasion for a thorough reconstruction of the ALP, the faction-ridden party will come out of it worse than before.

Adem Somyurek (Image: AAP/James Ross)

What is Labor’s national executive and how will it investigate branch-stacking?

The powerful body can intervene and take over the affairs of a state branch, and recommend reviews and audits.

Bill Shorten concedes defeat. (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Election review reminds us that nobody does failure like Labor

Labor's long-awaited review into its 2019 election defeat is a masterclass of how not to run a campaign, revealing a seemingly impossible level of disorganisation behind the scenes. But hey, it looks nice.

Labor Leader Anthony Albanese (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

Will Labor find its vision?

Crikey readers on Labor, the drought and the economy.

Federal opposition leader Anthony Albanese. (Image: AAP/Albert Perez)

Nice try, but Labor needs to decide what it really stands for

Unless Labor's leaders do some more significant soul-searching than superficial posturing on jobs, then they're heading for a repeat of 2019.

Labor Senator Kristina Keneally (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

ISIS families highlight Labor’s philosophical dilemma

The internal fight over repatriating the families of ISIS fighters highlights the ultimate problem facing the ALP.

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