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Just a reminder that Morrison can send us to war whenever he wants

If Scott Morrison thinks that a military excursion could turn his plummeting fortunes around, there's not much we could do to stop him.

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Where are the hospo wage overpayments?

Crikey readers discuss wage theft, Iraq unrest, the Coalition and the need for comments sections.

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The violent protests that aren’t making the front page

When it comes to the deadly protests currently taking place in Iraq, the silence from Australia's politicians and media commentators has been deafening.


Conservatives can make the best case against another Middle East debacle

Australia's participation in Donald Trump's anti-Iran armada risks familiar, disastrous consequences. Conservatives are the ones best placed to argue against it.

Banking royal commissioner Kenneth Hayne.

Government braces for Hayne recommendations

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison is urging careful responses to the banking royal commission's final report, and officials have revealed that ADF personnel were involved in the deaths of up to 18 civilians in a 2017 incident in Iraq. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: Australian airstrike kills civilians

Good morning, early birds. It's now "likely" Australia's air force killed two civilians in Iraq last year. Plus, Steve Smith and David Warner handed 12-month bans. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: Turnbull poll shock continues

Good morning, early birds. Jacqui Lambie's parliamentary career hangs in the balance, while Pauline Hanson's latest recruit has already (allegedly) defected. Plus, a massive earthquake in Iraq and Iran has killed hundreds. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Kurdistan’s five hurdles to independence

Official independence looks impossible in the short term.

Crikey Worm: renewables out, ‘dispatchables’ in

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition's plan to drive down power prices requires energy retailers to buy a certain amount of "dispatchable power", and Iraqi forces attempt to reclaim areas of the country from the Kurds. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Taking out the trash: the bad news released under the cloak of the grand finals

When better to bury news you might not want the public to know about than when there is a lot of football on?

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