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Weak Morrison now leads a world-class political circus

Weak Morrison now leads a world-class political circus

Never has there been a new Prime Minister with less authority than Scott Morrison, who leads not so much a party as an ongoing civil war.

Why a Labor landslide is more likely than a conservative recovery

Why a Labor landslide is more likely than a conservative recovery

A lot would have to go right for a Labor landslide in 2019, but even more would need to go right for Australian conservatism to recover from the leadership fiasco.

The instability of Labor’s latest factional stability deal

The instability of Labor’s latest factional stability deal

Victorian Labor's most recent factional maneuvers could hand both state and federal elections to the Liberals.

The 10 truths the left can never admit

The 10 truths the left can never admit

What truths cannot be uttered on the left? Just as there are things that can never be admitted on the right, so too are there unmentionable things on the other side.

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.

Razer: Labor thinks it can woo voters by emulating Obama. Seriously.

Razer: Labor thinks it can woo voters by emulating Obama. Seriously.

The ALP, once ruthlessly efficient, is now just plain old ruthless. And a bit of Obama-style political coaching isn't going to change that.

How domestic violence leave became Labor party policy

How domestic violence leave became Labor party policy

Bill Shorten has pledged to introduce ten days of domestic violence leave available to workers should Labor come into power, doubling the party's previous offer.

Rudd’s economic legacy, 10 years on

Rudd’s economic legacy, 10 years on

A decade ago, Kevin Rudd's Labor government pulled off a marvel that made Australia one of the most impressive economies in history.

The Shorten Manifesto: what does the alternative PM actually want for Australia?

The Shorten Manifesto: what does the alternative PM actually want for Australia?

You'd be forgiven for liking Bill Shorten solely for his stirring oratory abilities, but with the Coalition springing leaks, it's worth reminding yourself what Labor actually stands for. Lisa Divissi reports.

Shorten is not the first Labor leader under whose bed the Liberals have found reds

Shorten is not the first Labor leader under whose bed the Liberals have found reds

Remember the infamous "Estonian lady" linking Gough Whitlam to the evils of communism?