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Is leaning on Howard hurting the Liberals?

Is leaning on Howard hurting the Liberals?

Crikey readers respond to John Howard's Iraq War legacy, the Latham-Faruqi defamation settlement and the need for a federal anti-corruption body.

Mark Latham decries ‘lawfare’ after settling Faruqi defamation case

Mark Latham decries ‘lawfare’ after settling Faruqi defamation case

The defamation action brought by Osman Faruqi has been settled, landing Mark Latham with an expected six-figure bill. Is this "lawfare", or a successful stand against "public denigration"?

We can make fun of US pundits, but they didn’t produce Latham and Hanson

We can make fun of US pundits, but they didn’t produce Latham and Hanson

Crikey readers reckon with the political reemergence of Mark Latham and discuss Dan Andrews' China deals.

Mark Latham and Pauline Hanson are a marriage made in hell

Mark Latham and Pauline Hanson are a marriage made in hell

Australia's most frequent job-seeker has teamed up with Australia's least loyal employer. This should end well.

Major disturbance at Don Dale youth detention facility

Major disturbance at Don Dale youth detention facility

Good morning, early birds. Emergency services have been called to a major disturbance at Don Dale youth detention centre, a former green bank chief has slammed the government's coal plan, and Mark Latham goes all-in and joins Pauline Hanson's One Nation. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Pauline Hanson and the rise of the ‘anti-white racism’ narrative

Pauline Hanson and the rise of the ‘anti-white racism’ narrative

The notion of "anti-white racism" is bubbling up from the worst parts of the internet to the Australian Senate.

Could Mark Latham be charged with contempt of court?

Could Mark Latham be charged with contempt of court?

Calling your trial judge a Nazi is probably not a great move. But could it land Latham in contempt of court?

Highlights from the Latham v Faruqi defamation case, presented without comment

Highlights from the Latham v Faruqi defamation case, presented without comment

The judge, while striking out Latham's defamation defence, called it "extraordinary". He was not wrong.

Judge strikes out Mark Latham’s ‘extraordinary’ defamation defence

Judge strikes out Mark Latham’s ‘extraordinary’ defamation defence

Justice Michael Wigney described the defence, which referred to such historical events as the persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire, as difficult to get to grips with.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Jetstar and the Transport Workers Union prepare for battle. Plus other spicy tidbits.