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Coalition recovers some lost ground

Coalition recovers some lost ground

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition enjoys a mild boost in the polls since its immediate post-Libspill plunge. Plus, an SAS soldier receives threats for assisting a war crime inquiry. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

The road not taken: reflections on the global financial crisis

The road not taken: reflections on the global financial crisis

History will conclude that the critics of Labor’s GFC response 10 years ago were hopelessly wrong. By avoiding a sudden, deep recession, Australia also avoided testing out what its effect may have been on our democratic system.

How do you fix the arts sector? Tony Burke has some ideas

How do you fix the arts sector? Tony Burke has some ideas

Labor’s Tony Burke has a surprisingly big vision for the arts, but can he back it up? Crikey sat down with him to find out.

Why a Labor landslide is more likely than a conservative recovery

Why a Labor landslide is more likely than a conservative recovery

A lot would have to go right for a Labor landslide in 2019, but even more would need to go right for Australian conservatism to recover from the leadership fiasco.

Who does Labor want to win the Liberal leadership?

Who does Labor want to win the Liberal leadership?

If Peter Dutton leads the Coalition to the next election, is it a slam dunk? We ask political insiders for the best bets.

More spin on ‘economic reform’ won’t work with an angry electorate

More spin on ‘economic reform’ won’t work with an angry electorate

The longer the right believes neoliberalism can be restored if only the Liberals can sell it better, the happier Labor will be.

Jane’s back in the game, but Labor has played itself

Jane’s back in the game, but Labor has played itself

A factional deal has landed Jane Garrett a safe upper house seat in Victoria, but what's been put on the line to get her there?

Crikey Worm: Labor MP investigated over harassment claims

Crikey Worm: Labor MP investigated over harassment claims

Good morning, early birds. A Labor backbencher is being investigated over claims of workplace bullying. Plus, Vladimir Putin very happy with US-Russia summit. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

My Health Record debate is bigger than one database

My Health Record debate is bigger than one database

Crikey readers continue the debate over My Health Records, and respond to Labor's appeal to keep The Checkout.

Why political parties have a file on you, but you don’t get to see what’s in it

Why political parties have a file on you, but you don’t get to see what’s in it

Australian political parties collect vast troves of data about voters, and they're legally entitled to do so.