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A sense of entitlements

A sense of entitlements

Crikey breaks down the perks and the payments MPs get even after their parliamentary careers are over.

Porter’s department can’t see through transparency measures

Porter’s department can’t see through transparency measures

Confronted by a novel thing called transparency, the Attorney-General's department fumbles and bungles.

Saudi Arabia’s influence campaign gives it the ol’ college try

Saudi Arabia’s influence campaign gives it the ol’ college try

The Saudi regime extends its international PR program to a science symposium at the University of Sydney. Plus other tips of the week.

Indulgence of right-wing extremism will send us the way of the US

Indulgence of right-wing extremism will send us the way of the US

The failure of conservatives to condemn and punish the extreme right-wing is steadily coarsening Australian politics. The result will be similar to the gutter standards of the US.

Q&A, Julian Assange, and angry white men

Q&A, Julian Assange, and angry white men

Crikey readers discuss Julian Assange, politicians avoiding Q&A, and the election of people like Mark Latham.

The political business model of angry white men

The political business model of angry white men

There is now a small but lucrative niche on our politics for angry white men to attack women. And One Nation is effectively exploiting it.

Al Jazeera’s One Nation sting wasn’t just legally solid, it was ethically responsible too

Al Jazeera’s One Nation sting wasn’t just legally solid, it was ethically responsible too

Al Jazeera's expose of One Nation's NRA designs was a masterclass in the power — and responsibility — of journalists to keep democracy transparent.

Pauline and the paranoid style in Australian politics

Pauline and the paranoid style in Australian politics

For Pauline Hanson, everything can be blamed on a conspiracy theory. In fact, paranoia is fundamental to her political existence.

The NSW election was no anti-racist victory

The NSW election was no anti-racist victory

For some, Gladys Berejiklian's victory over Michael Daley was a sign the electorate rejected racism. But One Nation's resurgence in NSW proves otherwise.

Mark Latham is back in parliament. What’s the worst that could happen?

Mark Latham is back in parliament. What’s the worst that could happen?

Most of the damage Mark Latham can do as a member of the legislative council is rhetorical.