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The falling Aussie dollar protects us from Trump’s economic idiocy

The falling Aussie dollar protects us from Trump’s economic idiocy

It’s a great time to have a lower dollar. But we wouldn't want it to stay too low for too long.

Morrison and Shorten spar over religion comments

Morrison and Shorten spar over religion comments

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten have continued to spar over Morrison's comments on gay people and religion, and Donald Trump stands by beleaguered Attorney-General William Barr. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

US Attorney-General held in contempt of congress over Mueller report

US Attorney-General held in contempt of congress over Mueller report

Good morning, early birds. The US House Judiciary Committee has voted on a resolution to hold Attorney-General William Barr in contempt of congress, and the final leaders' debate of the federal election campaign saw sparks fly but no clear winner emerge. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Will Trump tip the Reserve Bank’s hand on a rate cut?

Will Trump tip the Reserve Bank’s hand on a rate cut?

The RBA has been watching Trump’s trade war threats for some time. Will his recent comments affect today's decision?

The Thirst World War

The Thirst World War

This week: looooooong-hand multiplication, the coming war with Iran, and Ellsberg and Chomsky on Assange.

Sustaining the swamp

Sustaining the swamp

This week: how significant should significance be, lucky Aussie philosophers take on the world, Trump is only the start of corruption in the US, and getting to grips with white supremacist ideologies.

How Trump turned a damning report into a political victory, for now

How Trump turned a damning report into a political victory, for now

In any other context a report that sums up how Russians influenced a presidential election in his favour would be bad news for the sitting president. 

Keeping up with the Kushners. Again.

Keeping up with the Kushners. Again.

While the recent college admissions scandal has thrown Jared Kushner back under the microscope, scandal and the spotlight are nothing new for this family.

Cohen testimony is colourful, but what does it achieve?

Cohen testimony is colourful, but what does it achieve?

People know Trump is a "liar" and a "cheat". That's precisely why they voted for him. They thought he'd lie and cheat on their behalf.

Highlights from Cohen’s explosive testimony on Trump

Highlights from Cohen’s explosive testimony on Trump

Pay-offs to Stormy Daniels, the Democratic National Committee email leaks from WikiLeaks, the Russia investigation — Michael Cohen's testimony had it all.