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International Monetary Fund rings economic warning bell

International Monetary Fund rings economic warning bell

Good morning, early birds. The IMF has raised alarms over a rapidly deteriorating global economy, and Bill Shorten is in Queensland pitching his hydrogen export plan to voters. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

365 days of failure: how Australia’s elites failed us in 2018

365 days of failure: how Australia’s elites failed us in 2018

The people who run Australia disgraced themselves this year, failing citizens on every level and corroding trust in our whole system of government.

Will Bill Shorten’s luck run out?

Will Bill Shorten’s luck run out?

Crikey readers discuss Bill Shorten, the ABC and the continued threat of wage stagnation.

The 2018 Pollie of the Year is…

The 2018 Pollie of the Year is…

In a year in which the political class has failed to address the disaffection and contempt so many voters have for our political system, Bill Shorten has been far and away the most effective politician.

What exactly did Labor sell at the 2018 national conference?

What exactly did Labor sell at the 2018 national conference?

Unlike the Liberals or the Greens, Labor runs an open shop during its national conference — but it is more like a display window then a factory floor.

Labor set to raise refugee intake

Labor set to raise refugee intake

Good morning, early birds. Labor is set to announce its immigration election policy, including a lifting of Australia's refugee intake, and the Coalition expects a massive surplus in its budget projections. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crisis watch: the various hot messes threatening Labor and Shorten

Crisis watch: the various hot messes threatening Labor and Shorten

From technology to welfare to refugees, Bill Shorten has plenty to deal with in the lead-up to the national conference.

Shorten to end temporary protection visas

Shorten to end temporary protection visas

Good morning, early birds. Bill Shorten would end temporary protection visas and fast-track citizenship for Australia's "legacy caseload" asylum seekers if elected, and Theresa May faces yet more Brexit hurdles. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Labor caves on surveillance laws

Labor caves on surveillance laws

Good morning, early birds. Labor helps the Coalition pass unprecedented surveillance laws. Plus, the Fair Work Commission gets inundated by employer-friendly appointments. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Labor’s energy plan is a big step, but not necessarily in the right direction

Labor’s energy plan is a big step, but not necessarily in the right direction

Crikey readers discuss the Labor Party's new energy scheme, and the fallout of the banking royal commission.