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Is the Coalition (spectacularly) missing the point on tax?

Is the Coalition (spectacularly) missing the point on tax?

The Coalition have taken aim at Labor, projecting a huge tax hike. But putting this forward as an argument conveniently ignores the bigger issues with Australian taxation.

NSW energy minister slams federal party

NSW energy minister slams federal party

Good morning, early birds. The NSW energy minister has called the Coalition's approach to energy and climate policy "out of touch", and ICAC raids Labor offices over party donations and fundraising. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Dear Labor MPs, stop with your bullshit about protecting our rights

Dear Labor MPs, stop with your bullshit about protecting our rights

It's high time Labor cut the bullshit and admitted they're just as committed to creating a police state as their opponents.

Coalition set to pass encryption bill with Labor support

Coalition set to pass encryption bill with Labor support

Good morning, early birds. The government is set to pass a wide-reaching encryption bill after a backflip from Labor, documents detail the secret Home Affairs body who determine medical transfers from Nauru and Manus, and the first conviction challenge is launched following the Lawyer X scandal. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Was this Labor’s missed opportunity on migrant welfare?

Was this Labor’s missed opportunity on migrant welfare?

The opposition's cautious pragmatism has ultimately led them to vote for a bill they virulently oppose.

Labor’s grubby TPP backflip confirms voters are right to be cynical

Labor’s grubby TPP backflip confirms voters are right to be cynical

The Labor Party's support for the Trans Pacific Partnership in the face of overwhelming evidence and its own policy confirms that voters are right to be disgusted with the cynicism of the major parties.

How much ‘rough and tumble’ should women tolerate in politics?

How much ‘rough and tumble’ should women tolerate in politics?

Liberal MP for Chisholm Julia Banks' resignation citing bullying and intimidation this week has set off a domino effect. We asked two experienced female politicians how big the problem is, and what should be done.

Guess which industry still contributes the most in corporate political donations …

Guess which industry still contributes the most in corporate political donations …

We can see how major industries contributed to the political parties -- and how much the parties aren't telling us -- from new donations data.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Leaking against George Brandis ... Fred Nile's new chief of staff not a fan of women in politics ... GetUp targets No campaign doctor ...

Rundle: let’s bring on an actual Liberal crisis (and a Labor one, too)

Rundle: let’s bring on an actual Liberal crisis (and a Labor one, too)

The more stable and difficult to disrupt Australian politics is, the more that 24-hour news platforms have to manufacture an atmosphere of crisis, to create new hooks.