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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?

More victims emerge from so-called ‘African gang’ reporting

More victims emerge from so-called ‘African gang’ reporting

The South Sudanese community is still wearing the consequences of the "African gang" myth, Pesutto had more than one awkward moment during the Victorian election campaign, and why are there so few Australian scalps in the Me Too movement?

Is leaning on Howard hurting the Liberals?

Is leaning on Howard hurting the Liberals?

Crikey readers respond to John Howard's Iraq War legacy, the Latham-Faruqi defamation settlement and the need for a federal anti-corruption body.

How a fearful Howard government hurt our Iraq War preparations

How a fearful Howard government hurt our Iraq War preparations

Australia's preparations for Iraq were hampered by the Howard government's fear of opposition to the war, a declassified study shows.

Meet the Timor-Leste 12 who could benefit from the Witness K cover-up

Meet the Timor-Leste 12 who could benefit from the Witness K cover-up

The government is desperate to hide its prosecution of Witness K and Bernard Collaery. But who will benefit from a cover-up?