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The best and worst of question time

The best and worst of question time

If the "bring your coal to work" incidents don't convince you that question time needs a shake up, the Fatman Scoop tributes will.

Vale Graham Freudenberg, herald of the promise of Labor

Vale Graham Freudenberg, herald of the promise of Labor

As that generation departs, it would be worth looking back at the words this man wrote, and for Labor to discover the lost art of telling us what it is all for.

Labor needs to press the government on AAT chaos

Labor needs to press the government on AAT chaos

Crikey readers discuss problems at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, visa exploitation and the birth of the Melbourne art scene.

An incomplete list of tired excuses for not increasing Newstart

An incomplete list of tired excuses for not increasing Newstart

Scott Morrison and the Liberal Party seem hell-bent on keeping Newstart payments at an unlivable standard. But it's not just the Coalition holding payments back.

Labor MPs push for opposition on franking credits, Newstart

Labor MPs push for opposition on franking credits, Newstart

Good morning, early birds. Labor MPs are urging Anthony Albanese not to abandon the party's crackdown on franking credits, and the AEMC unveils a plan to pay the biggest energy users to cut their consumption. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Yes, Labor made the right choice on the government’s tax cuts

Yes, Labor made the right choice on the government’s tax cuts

When it came to a tax bill that was destined to pass no matter what, Labor cut its losses. That people are seeing it as a new sellout or betrayal is utterly bewildering.

Who’s afraid of the upper-middle class?

Who’s afraid of the upper-middle class?

After the shock loss at the federal election, Labor is running scared. But backing away from a progressive tax agenda is a mistake.

Another night of the long butter knives beckons for Labor

Another night of the long butter knives beckons for Labor

Beneath Labor's obvious struggles is an even bigger mess of factional warfare. Since Shorten went and lost the election, things have started to come apart fast.

Experts at odds as tax plan passes

Experts at odds as tax plan passes

Good morning, early birds. The government's full tax plan has passed parliament with support from Labor following failed amendments, and ALP national secretary Noah Carroll is set to step down today in the wake of the May election loss. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

In defence of Labor’s brave and original policy direction

In defence of Labor’s brave and original policy direction

A close analysis of Labor's most recent manoeuvres proves they are still as much in opposition as they ever were!