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Social media giants reject criticism over Christchurch footage

Social media giants reject criticism over Christchurch footage

Good morning, early birds. Online giants Facebook and YouTube have defended their platforms' responses to live-streamed footage of Friday's Christchurch shootings, and the Coalition unveils pre-election transport and jobs plans. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Nationals threaten to end Coalition over energy policy

Nationals threaten to end Coalition over energy policy

Good morning, early birds. Barnaby Joyce has threatened the relationship status of the LNP over the Liberals' dismissal of coal plants, and Labor pledges a number of infrastructure and business-boosting initiatives. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

The real reason politicians are leaving the party early

The real reason politicians are leaving the party early

Crikey readers discuss the emptying-out of the Coalition, and the end of the age of the celebrated journalist-personality.

The government that can’t stand itself slowly empties out

The government that can’t stand itself slowly empties out

As its senior figures race for the exits, the Morrison government has become the most nepotistic on record. Why do so many Liberals want to work in government but not govern?

Welfare spending has gone up under the Coalition

Welfare spending has gone up under the Coalition

The claims that the Liberals are engaged in an attack on welfare aren't actually backed up by the numbers.

Where’s the breaking point?

Where’s the breaking point?

Crikey readers discuss the government's latest scandals and the plans to reopen Christmas Island.

China hits Australian coal imports with indefinite ban

China hits Australian coal imports with indefinite ban

Good morning, early birds. China has imposed an indefinite ban on coal imports from Australia ahead of strict new quotas, and Labor blasts the Coalition for stacking the Administrative Appeals Tribunal with former Liberal MPs and staffers. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

If the government is going to be corrupt, it could at least be competent

If the government is going to be corrupt, it could at least be competent

Crikey readers discuss the government scandal of the week and The Australian's tired war on solar panels.

Paladin documents reveal ties to PNG political family

Paladin documents reveal ties to PNG political family

Good morning, early birds. The ongoing investigation into Paladin Group has revealed the security contractor's close PNG political ties, and the Coalition prepares to back down on key Labor and Greens motions in the Senate. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.