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Is the Setka stoush distracting from the real fight?

Is the Setka stoush distracting from the real fight?

Crikey readers discuss the John Setka Labor stoush, Ken Wyatt's leadership and the role of education in the election.

Medical transfer overruling will ‘open the floodgates’

Medical transfer overruling will ‘open the floodgates’

Good morning, early birds. The government has called for medical transfer legislation to be repealed following a Federal Court loss for Home Affairs, and four suspects are to face murder charges for the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Setka, Rosie Batty and the proxy war

Setka, Rosie Batty and the proxy war

If Labor is using gendered violence for factional warfare, it won't end well.

Setka shows why unions and Labor have failed on wage stagnation

Setka shows why unions and Labor have failed on wage stagnation

At a time when unions should be on the front foot and pushing for structural changes to address wage stagnation, figures like John Setka play into right-wing campaigns to demonise the union movement.

Mohamed Morsi dies during trial

Mohamed Morsi dies during trial

Egypt's ex-president Mohamed Morsi dies during trial after collapsing in the courtroom, and a new study has found that record-breaking temperature increases over the next 20 years are unable to be prevented. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Government to revive union-busting bill

Government to revive union-busting bill

Good morning, early birds. The government is planning to reintroduce a failed anti-union bill in the wake of recent controversy surrounding John Setka, and two brothers shot by police at the Victorian border may have terror links. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Setka could be sacked, union warns

Setka could be sacked, union warns

Good morning, early birds. Embattled union boss John Setka is pushing back amid warnings he will be sacked unless he resigns, and Home Affairs secretary Mike Pezzullo is counselled for his "inappropriate" and "intimidating" post-raid phone call. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

The endless disquiet of John Setka

The endless disquiet of John Setka

After years of controversies, John Setka seems to have set the hatchet on himself.

The Coalition’s tax plan hits snag in senate

The Coalition’s tax plan hits snag in senate

Good morning, early birds. Crossbench senators are concerned that the government's tax savings will be wiped out by rising energy costs, there are more calls for union boss John Setka to resign, and today Crikey launches its inquiry journalism initiative. It’s the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Crikey Worm: Coalition anger over dropped union blackmail charges

Crikey Worm: Coalition anger over dropped union blackmail charges

Good morning, early birds. Prosecutors have dropped blackmail charges against CFMEU figures, and the Coalition isn't happy. Plus, Steve Ciobo tries to repair Australia-China diplomatic relations. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.