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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.

Australia is in no position to criticise Saudi Arabia

Australia is in no position to criticise Saudi Arabia

Crikey readers discuss Australia's ongoing relationship with the beleaguered Saudi government and the possibility of a return of Barnaby Joyce.

Former Nationals leaders push to abandon spill

Former Nationals leaders push to abandon spill

Good morning, early birds! Howard-era deputy PMs have called for Nationals MPs to quell an imminent leadership challenge, and the government dismisses repeated warnings over Israeli embassy move. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

The return of Joyce is the final insult to an angry electorate

The return of Joyce is the final insult to an angry electorate

A sixth leadership change in the Coalition since it was elected to office five years ago will be the perfect signal to voters that everything they hate about politics is true.

Yongah Hill detention centre rumoured to close following riot

Yongah Hill detention centre rumoured to close following riot

We hear Yongah Hill is slated for closure, the battle for New England, and somebody needs to explain irony to Tony Abbott.

Is Australia’s parliament really ‘united against racism’?

Is Australia’s parliament really ‘united against racism’?

Wait, Australian politicians don't like racism? When did that happen?

Anguished social media warriors have it wrong on Husar

Anguished social media warriors have it wrong on Husar

Many progressives on social media are guilty of exactly the kind of filtering and denialism they deride Trump supporters and climate denialists for.