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Labor’s failure goes far beyond the party itself

Labor’s failure goes far beyond the party itself

It's time for think tanks like Per Capita to get some brains, and step back from the ideological failure that's led us here.

Morrison vetoes enshrining Indigenous voice in constitution

Morrison vetoes enshrining Indigenous voice in constitution

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has nixed the prospect of a constitutionally enshrined Indigenous voice to parliament, and RBA governor Philip Lowe has changed his tune on the pressing need for fiscal stimulus. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

The education divide proved decisive in Morrison’s election win

The education divide proved decisive in Morrison’s election win

Scott Morrison’s appeal to those with a lower level of education more than compensated for his lack of appeal to highly educated Australians.

The case for a Labor-Greens coalition

The case for a Labor-Greens coalition

A progressive alliance would be a much-needed boon for Labor.

Does Labor have a problem with religious voters?

Does Labor have a problem with religious voters?

Senior Labor figures are worried they're losing religious voters. While conclusive evidence is scarce, it's definitely a space to watch.

Losing the unlosable election: the aftermath for Labor

Losing the unlosable election: the aftermath for Labor

Labor's platform wasn't bold at all. It was piecemeal but pricey, an inept combination, the worst possible.

Where did all of Labor’s working class go?

Where did all of Labor’s working class go?

It’s sometimes stated that Labor has been a victim of its own success, of re-gearing the economy and instituting successful reforms that have facilitated social mobility.

Gaffes, errors and straight-up bigotry: a look at the candidates we’ve lost so far

Gaffes, errors and straight-up bigotry: a look at the candidates we’ve lost so far

Politics is a ruthless business, as several dumped candidates recently found out.

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.