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The Coalition doesn’t speak for Australia

The Coalition doesn’t speak for Australia

Crikey readers on climate change, political polling and Kerry Stokes' Seven.

Australia’s economic bullying still soars above rising Pacific sea levels

Australia’s economic bullying still soars above rising Pacific sea levels

Australia's history in the Pacific is about imperialist exploitation. Now the government has baldly stated that our economic interests come ahead even of the existence of Pacific island states.

Exclusive: Michael McCormack’s top ideas to fix the ABC

Exclusive: Michael McCormack’s top ideas to fix the ABC

Luckily for Australia, prominent Nationals have risen to the task of fixing the ABC.

Sorry, young people, the Coalition doesn’t want your vote

Sorry, young people, the Coalition doesn’t want your vote

Record youth enrolment means tens of thousands of new young voters are waiting to be spoken for. Meanwhile the Coalition isn't even trying to hide its contempt.

The Nationals are enabling and normalising fascism

The Nationals are enabling and normalising fascism

By embracing Pauline Hanson and her party, the Nationals have turned their backs on the best part of their legacy and are openly enabling racism and the growing threat of white supremacism.

Brawling Nationals put the government’s denialism up in lights

Brawling Nationals put the government’s denialism up in lights

The Nationals are now doing what the Liberals did last year — using climate policy as a weapon in their leadership battles. But at least they're honest about their climate denialism.

Nationals threaten to end Coalition over energy policy

Nationals threaten to end Coalition over energy policy

Good morning, early birds. Barnaby Joyce has threatened the relationship status of the LNP over the Liberals' dismissal of coal plants, and Labor pledges a number of infrastructure and business-boosting initiatives. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Forget the leadership rumours, the Nationals have to get through NSW first

Forget the leadership rumours, the Nationals have to get through NSW first

As federal Nationals whisper of a pre-election leadership spill, the NSW branch has its own share of problems in the imminent state election.

McCormack faces fresh leadership threat

McCormack faces fresh leadership threat

Good morning, early birds. Nationals leader Michael McCormack faces rumours of a fresh leadership scare, and a child asylum seeker allegedly assaulted on Nauru sues the Commonwealth over failure to uphold duty of care. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Why do the Nats keep behaving badly? Because they can get away with it.

Why do the Nats keep behaving badly? Because they can get away with it.

This is the second time this year that a Nationals leader has kept a sex scandal from the Prime Minister, ensuring it wreaked havoc. Will they ever be held accountable?