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Big business gives the gifts of wage stagnation and credit squeeze this Christmas

Big business gives the gifts of wage stagnation and credit squeeze this Christmas

A credit squeeze following the royal commission and wage stagnation are two big risks to the economy. Both ultimately derive from the same source.

The federal-state Liberal split deepens

The federal-state Liberal split deepens

Crikey readers discuss the NSW-federal Liberal split, mistreatment of job-seekers and the SA Marshall government.

Steven Marshall’s ‘new dawn’ struggles to usher in fresh light

Steven Marshall’s ‘new dawn’ struggles to usher in fresh light

From healthcare to drug laws to deregulation, the South Australian government has spent the year keeping a low-profile between disappointments.

The Coalition has an interesting definition of merit

The Coalition has an interesting definition of merit

All this talk of merit and women's quotas has made us wonder: is everyone in the Liberal Party really there on skill, achievement and political nous alone?

The AACTAs get no awards for portrayal of women

The AACTAs get no awards for portrayal of women

AACTA's needs some help on Twitter, Scott Morrison's agile takes on preselection, and Fraser Anning is going to get banned from Twitter, isn't he?

Morrison implements leadership spill guard

Morrison implements leadership spill guard

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has announced changes to Liberal Party rules governing leadership spills, Victoria will launch a royal commission into the convictions of notorious gangland figures, and reports emerge that the Brisbane Broncos' leadership change narrowly staved off a player revolt. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crisis watch: the various dumpster fires threatening the Libs

Crisis watch: the various dumpster fires threatening the Libs

The Morrison government has been overwhelmed by so many catastrophes already -- and yet, somehow, there's more in the tank.

For Gladys’ sake, go: Morrison’s circus will destroy NSW Liberals

For Gladys’ sake, go: Morrison’s circus will destroy NSW Liberals

The PM's desire to cling on to power for a couple more months will ensure that NSW voters take it out on Premier Gladys Berejiklian.

Turnbull derails bid to save Kelly

Turnbull derails bid to save Kelly

Good morning, early birds. Malcolm Turnbull has made a play to stop Scott Morrison's plans for Craig Kelly, China and the US call a truce in their trade war, and there are fears for an Australia-based refugee facing refoulement to Bahrain after being detained in Bangkok. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Are we seeing the collapse of the Liberal Party?

Are we seeing the collapse of the Liberal Party?

Crikey discuss the plight of Scott Morrison's Liberal Party, the myth of public-private partnership efficiency, plus a note from "preference whisperer" Glenn Druery.