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Coalition launches $2 billion small business fund

Coalition launches $2 billion small business fund

Good morning, early birds. The government is set to launch a $2 billion small business fund, Greens MP Jeremy Buckingham refuses colleagues' calls to step down, and CNN sues the White House. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Scott Morrison ramps up Trumpian rhetoric against journalists

Scott Morrison ramps up Trumpian rhetoric against journalists

Scott Morrison's suggestion that an ABC reporter was a Labor partisan is just one the ways he's been channelling Trumpism.

Australia reckons with Bourke Street Attack

Australia reckons with Bourke Street Attack

Good morning, early birds. Fallout from Friday's deadly Bourke Street Attack in Melbourne continues, the federal government plans to shift migration quotas to states, and world leaders gather to commemorate Armistice Day. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Why losing the House could actually help Trump in 2020

Why losing the House could actually help Trump in 2020

If the Democrats go into the 2020 elections complaining about the conduct of the 2016 elections, they don't stand a chance against Trump's populist appeal.

Blue wave or big victory? How the media covered the midterms.

Blue wave or big victory? How the media covered the midterms.

The results have been used as evidence of America's "cold civil war", with either side able to interpret them as they wish. To an extent, that division has been imported to Australia.

US midterms confirm America is deeply (and dangerously) divided

US midterms confirm America is deeply (and dangerously) divided

Though the Democrats seized the House, the results suggest Donald Trump's populist movement retains much of its potency.

When a majority ain’t a majority: the rocky road ahead for US Democrats

When a majority ain’t a majority: the rocky road ahead for US Democrats

It's good news overall for the Democrats, but the thorny issue of intra-party conflict remains a pressing concern.

Why Trump is to blame for our emotional rollercoaster at the petrol pump

Why Trump is to blame for our emotional rollercoaster at the petrol pump

High petrol prices are the last thing Australia needs from an economic perspective. Unfortunately we're suffering huge swings due to international meddling.

Six things to know about ‘AB’ Culvahouse, Trump’s man in Canberra

Six things to know about ‘AB’ Culvahouse, Trump’s man in Canberra

Donald Trump's pick for ambassador to Australia, AB Culvahouse, could be worse: a veteran Republican lawyer, he might not know a lot about Australia, but he has national security experience.

Rise of the right: how populist politicians are taking power

Rise of the right: how populist politicians are taking power

From Europe to Asia, the global resurgence of populist politics is gathering momentum, preying on voters' need for simple answers to complex problems.