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The first fast-food president

The first fast-food president

A photo of congealing fast food dished up stone cold may not do anything to Trump, but it sure symbolises where his presidency is at.

An immigration dystopia

An immigration dystopia

Welcome to Side View -- a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: reflective fish, immigration stoushes, it's just a flesh wound, and the ghostwriters of Christmas Past.

More tariffer than thou: protectionists wage holy war on each other

More tariffer than thou: protectionists wage holy war on each other

What makes a protectionist? Willingness to waste money, or true faith in the power of trade barriers?

Turnbull derails bid to save Kelly

Turnbull derails bid to save Kelly

Good morning, early birds. Malcolm Turnbull has made a play to stop Scott Morrison's plans for Craig Kelly, China and the US call a truce in their trade war, and there are fears for an Australia-based refugee facing refoulement to Bahrain after being detained in Bangkok. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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.