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Labor’s flag pledge is a poor substitute for progressive thinking

Labor’s flag pledge is a poor substitute for progressive thinking

Labor has rejected real change in favour of symbols and gimmicks. But the crucial art to this schtick is knowing what you can get away with.

Who was Bill Landeryou, the Hawke ally at the centre of rape allegations?

Who was Bill Landeryou, the Hawke ally at the centre of rape allegations?

Late Labor figure Bill Landeryou has been accused of rape by the daughter of Bob Hawke, Rosslyn Dillon — claims that were allegedly smothered by Hawke.

What the CPRS could (and should) have been

What the CPRS could (and should) have been

Crikey readers unpack the CPRS and the ongoing fight for effective climate action, while former PM Kevin Rudd drops us another line to reaffirm his legacy.

Labor’s nostalgia based on bad maths and worse politics

Labor’s nostalgia based on bad maths and worse politics

Labor's claim that the Greens ruined the chance for effective climate action ignores the fact that Kevin Rudd's climate scheme was terrible policy.

Is Facebook really committed to combating fake news?

Is Facebook really committed to combating fake news?

Facebook says it's taking the war on fake news seriously... but that it shouldn't be expected to.

Was the writing on the wall for Labor?

Was the writing on the wall for Labor?

Crikey readers respond to Guy Rundle's dissection of the Labor election post-mortem. Many readers think the answers aren't complicated, some think the problems go deeper, and others believe that the ALP isn't the truly dysfunctional party in the room.

Who reviewed the Labor review?

Who reviewed the Labor review?

The 91-page report has given every pundit and politician enough room to argue a point.

Election review reminds us that nobody does failure like Labor

Election review reminds us that nobody does failure like Labor

Labor's long-awaited review into its 2019 election defeat is a masterclass of how not to run a campaign, revealing a seemingly impossible level of disorganisation behind the scenes. But hey, it looks nice.

Forget what <em>we</em> think, does Indonesia really care about a trade deal with Australia?

Forget what we think, does Indonesia really care about a trade deal with Australia?

Australia and Indonesia are closing in on a historic free trade deal. However the agreement still faces some stiff hurdles, both at home and abroad.

Will Labor find its vision?

Will Labor find its vision?

Crikey readers on Labor, the drought and the economy.