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Crisis watch: the various dead fish plaguing the Nationals

Crisis watch: the various dead fish plaguing the Nationals

From sex scandals and in-fighting to accusations of environmental mismanagement, the Nationals have more than a few crises to sort out.

We simply must stop electing horny men

We simply must stop electing horny men

To all the men I've seen disgraced due to their horniness before.

What’s the public interest in unearthing politicians’ romantic entanglements?

What’s the public interest in unearthing politicians’ romantic entanglements?

Crikey readers discuss the latest Nationals scandal and defamation law in Australia.

Nats to Nats, dust to dust: a year in staffer scandals

Nats to Nats, dust to dust: a year in staffer scandals

Staffers should never be the story. Here are all the times in 2018 that went out the window.

In 2019, LGBTIQ kids deserve better

In 2019, LGBTIQ kids deserve better

Queer young people have been scapegoats of the culture wars for years now. It's time to finally confront the reality they are more than abstract fodder for debate.

Despite the chaos, there were a few winners in the Victorian upper house

Despite the chaos, there were a few winners in the Victorian upper house

Crikey readers discuss the Victorian upper house results and pork barrelling in Nationals electorates.

Deregulated to death: the Coalition’s neoliberal logic of boiling animals alive

Deregulated to death: the Coalition’s neoliberal logic of boiling animals alive

The fit of deregulation that led to the live export debacle in Australia barely saved taxpayers $30,000, but it was good business for the Coalition and their donors.

When is an exclusive really an exclusive?

When is an exclusive really an exclusive?

The exclusive tag has always been a marketing tool. As traditional media declines, it's being pushed more than ever.

Australian politics is failing on sexual harassment allegations

Australian politics is failing on sexual harassment allegations

Neither Barnaby Joyce nor Luke Foley should be in a position to seek high office while sexual harassment allegations, which they deny, go unresolved.

Forced divestment can start rolling back the toxic impact of concentration

Forced divestment can start rolling back the toxic impact of concentration

The government is right to embrace forced divestment in the energy sector, and Barnaby Joyce is right to call for that to be expanded across the whole economy. Meanwhile, Labor is siding with big business.