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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?

Howard and Sharma face a changing climate in Wentworth

Howard and Sharma face a changing climate in Wentworth

Climate change has run up the list of priorities for voters in Wentworth. Will a hail mary appearance by John Howard secure the Libs?

Abortion decriminalised in Queensland

Abortion decriminalised in Queensland

Good morning, early birds! Queensland's parliament has successfully voted to strike abortion from the criminal code, and rumours are stirring of an imminent leadership spill in the Nationals. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Can Howard’s ‘Mr Fix It’ fix the Morrison government?

Can Howard’s ‘Mr Fix It’ fix the Morrison government?

Scott Morrison's new cabinet secretary, Peter "Mr Fix It" Conran, is yet another relic of the Howard years.