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The art of the political interview: how to survive a bollocking from Barrie Cassidy

The art of the political interview: how to survive a bollocking from Barrie Cassidy

Wayne Swan, Nick Minchin and Anne Aly discuss courage under (journalistic) fire, and the dreaded He Who Shall Not Be Named (SPOILER: it's Laurie Oakes).

How #metoo went from theory to real-time upheaval at the Sydney Writers’ Festival

How #metoo went from theory to real-time upheaval at the Sydney Writers’ Festival

Claims of sexual assault were the flashpoint at a successful and wide-ranging Sydney Writers' Festival.

Not all of Turnbull’s problems of his own making

Not all of Turnbull’s problems of his own making

While Malcolm Turnbull has his flaws, many of the government's problems come from within -- and not just from disaffected former leaders.

Kevin Rudd wants you to know he is extremely cranky

Kevin Rudd wants you to know he is extremely cranky

Kevin Rudd may be having trouble letting go of the past, if a recent series of fiery letters and tweets is anything to go by.

Two moments as treasurer when Wayne Swan proved his mettle

Two moments as treasurer when Wayne Swan proved his mettle

Wayne Swan faced a more dramatic set of economic challenges than any treasurer since World War II. His handling of them meant hundreds of thousands of Australians kept their jobs.

Crikey Worm: government slashes environment spending

Crikey Worm: government slashes environment spending

Good morning, early birds. Government funding for environmental projects will soon fall to just 60% of the amount spent in 2013-14. Plus, former prime minister Julia Gillard has a warning for the government. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Crikey Quiz: can you tell the difference between Julia’s 2013 and Malcolm’s 2017?

Crikey Quiz: can you tell the difference between Julia’s 2013 and Malcolm’s 2017?

Is it Malcolm Turnbull or Tony Abbott? A Liberal backbencher or a Labor faceless man?

How long does Malcolm Turnbull have left?

How long does Malcolm Turnbull have left?

Political columnists have started to predict the "terminal stage" of the Turnbull government. Based on past experience, how long does his leadership have left?

Turnbull and the challenge of providing least-worst leadership

Turnbull and the challenge of providing least-worst leadership

Malcolm Turnbull has been given a dud hand as Prime Minister but it's the only one he's got and he's making the best -- or the least worst -- of it.

Razer: the once-charming Gillard hops aboard the decaying bandwagon of neoliberalism

Razer: the once-charming Gillard hops aboard the decaying bandwagon of neoliberalism

Julia Gillard today embraces the term that has served for some decades to artfully conceal neoliberal ideology: global.