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Rorting is one of Australian politicians’ favourite pastimes

Rorting is one of Australian politicians’ favourite pastimes

Bridget McKenzie's latest scandal is just one of many in a long line of great Australian rorts.

The government is guilty of criminal neglect. But it’s not alone

The government is guilty of criminal neglect. But it’s not alone

While Scott Morrison deserves to bear the brunt of criticism for the bushfire catastrophe, it is a disaster a generation in the making.

Morrison is yet to sink to Howard’s level

Morrison is yet to sink to Howard’s level

Crikey readers on what the legacy of John Howard means for Scott Morrison.

ScoMo is a John Howard tribute act — a bad one

ScoMo is a John Howard tribute act — a bad one

It's an insult to Howard's political nous to call Scott Morrison a redux of Honest John, one of the Liberal Party's most successful leaders.

Echoes of ‘Howard’s battlers’ put Morrison ahead in polls

Echoes of ‘Howard’s battlers’ put Morrison ahead in polls

This was far from a status quo result, but rather some major swings in suburbs and regional areas that cancelled each other out.

Howard’s presence on the campaign trail shows voters have a short memory

Howard’s presence on the campaign trail shows voters have a short memory

Crikey readers discuss Tony Abbott's Warringah fight, John Howard and Labor's campaign.

Looking for Tony Abbott: a candidate gone to ground

Looking for Tony Abbott: a candidate gone to ground

Tony Abbott might not be winning friends outside of Warringah, but hanging out at the local mall he's in his element. Having John Howard beside him helps.

Apocalypse today: the dangers of delaying climate policy

Apocalypse today: the dangers of delaying climate policy

Putting it off until later has been an unofficial policy for far too long — delays on climate policy are a threat to our survival.

The party of open borders now says it will close the door? Unlikely.

The party of open borders now says it will close the door? Unlikely.

For nearly two decades the Coalition has been committed to an open-door policy for workers and foreign students in service to a neoliberal agenda. Now this, too, has backfired on them.

How would Labor regulate access to abortion?

How would Labor regulate access to abortion?

Labor has pledged to expand access to abortion services if elected this year. But how would it overcome the messy web of state abortion rules?