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Trump administration adds extra hurdles for asylum seekers

Trump administration adds extra hurdles for asylum seekers

Good morning, early birds. The Trump administration has made it more difficult for asylum seekers to seek refuge in the USA, and Australian Federal Police Commissioner Andrew Colvin’s resignation is under closer scrutiny. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

The law shouldn’t care about the government’s hurt feelings

The law shouldn’t care about the government’s hurt feelings

The ABC's court challenge over the AFP raids will put Australia's freedoms to the test. Hopefully we come out with the right result.

Home Affairs power grab rings alarm bells among spies

Home Affairs power grab rings alarm bells among spies

The Home Affairs portfolio is continuing its relentless empire-building, pressing for part-control of military intelligence — and giving spies access to a vast new trove of corporate and personal information.

How angry men use power in Australia

How angry men use power in Australia

In Australia, government is used by vested interests to protect themselves. That applies as much to the security establishment as to corporate or political interests.

Sorry, journalists, but this isn’t just about you

Sorry, journalists, but this isn’t just about you

The AFP raids aren't just about journalism. Whistleblowers and many others need protection from an overly powerful executive and a Home Affairs department with a toxic agenda.

News Corp hypocrites finally encounter an act of surveillance they don’t like

News Corp hypocrites finally encounter an act of surveillance they don’t like

News Corp has actively cheered the expansion of the Coalition's police state. But now that one of its own is the target, News Corp is suddenly opposed to the world it helped create.

Cut and paste your national security hype HERE

Cut and paste your national security hype HERE

Another budget, another drop to a News Corp journalist about amazing extra funding being given to our security agencies.

Either Michaelia Cash or the Australian Federal Police are lying. Which is it?

Either Michaelia Cash or the Australian Federal Police are lying. Which is it?

Someone has lied to the Senate's legal and constitutional affairs estimates committee this week: either the most senior police officers in the country, or Michaelia Cash.

Cash, Keenan, the DPP face serious questions over the AWU scandal

Cash, Keenan, the DPP face serious questions over the AWU scandal

Two ministers refused to properly cooperate with an Australian Federal Police investigation, with indications that evidence was destroyed in the case. Where's the media outrage?

Well that didn’t take long: AWU raid turns into all-engulfing firestorm

Well that didn’t take long: AWU raid turns into all-engulfing firestorm

Not unexpectedly, the government's attempt to attack Bill Shorten via the Registered Organisations Commission has blown up spectacularly.