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Dutton adds the erroneous term ‘anchor babies’ to his anti-immigration arsenal

Dutton adds the erroneous term ‘anchor babies’ to his anti-immigration arsenal

Crikey unpacks the ugly history behind the phrase "anchor babies", and how it relates to where Australia and the US are now.

It’s about ethics in polling journalism

It’s about ethics in polling journalism

Australian polling is still reeling from the election, but that doesn't mean you should write off Anthony Albanese's latest Newspoll.

Prime minister, where the bloody hell are ya?

Prime minister, where the bloody hell are ya?

Compassion aside, how has this PR pro gotten the last few weeks so badly wrong?

The Australian picks its next Holy War target

The Australian picks its next Holy War target

Opposition home affairs spokesperson Kristina Keneally has copped a torrent of flak from News Corp for supporting the Biloela Tamil family. How far will the The Australian go in its latest Holy War?

Deportation push lays bare government’s cruelty

Deportation push lays bare government’s cruelty

Crikey readers discuss the government's fight to deport the Biloela Tamil family, the religious freedom debate, and the stagnating economy.

Do we need to cross all boundaries to protect our borders?

Do we need to cross all boundaries to protect our borders?

The Australian government had many other options on how to handle the Biloela family. This was surely the worst one.

Dutton deploys his one nasty political trick against Biloela family

Dutton deploys his one nasty political trick against Biloela family

Peter Dutton doesn't have many political tactics in his repertoire. But the one he does have he uses to devastating effect.

Biloela fight could be ‘undone’

Biloela fight could be ‘undone’

Good morning, early birds. Lawyers warn that the fight to prevent the deportation of the Biloela Tamil family could be undone, and the world sees a fresh spike in conflict overnight. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Inside the last-minute push to save the Biloela family from deportation

Inside the last-minute push to save the Biloela family from deportation

A late night flurry of protest and advocacy at Melbourne Airport and around the country has saved a Tamil family from being deported for the time being.

Peter Dutton is repeating false claims there are no children in detention

Peter Dutton is repeating false claims there are no children in detention

On the same day that a two-year-old in detention was banned from receiving a birthday cake, the Home Affairs minister claimed again that all children have been removed from detention.