How The Guardian twists itself in knots to cover Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the US Supreme Court, and more from the Crikey bunker.
The AEC says it can only regulate political parties as far as politicians empower it — and fund it — to do so. Right now that's not very far...
A federal ICAC inquiring into federal donations would go a long way towards addressing federal rent-seeking and corruption.
A failure of political leadership and of political reporting threatens to wreck Australia.
Who could have seen this coming?
This election has triggered a loud call for something to be done about untruth in political advertising. But can we actually do anything under current laws?
The surge in pre-poll voting reflects an electorate sick of being manipulated by a democratic system that acts as a money funnel to politicians.
The youth enrolment rate is at the highest level ever at around 88%, but experts are uncertain what this indicates.
Despite being a year without major elections, the 2017-18 political donations data throws up some interesting stories — many months after we should have known.