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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.

Sorry, Barnaby, but you’re no leader

Sorry, Barnaby, but you’re no leader

Crikey readers discuss the Nationals leadership trumpeting, the NSW government and George Brandis' career prospects.

Why Bridget McKenzie’s Indi snub makes sense

Why Bridget McKenzie’s Indi snub makes sense

Comparing Libs and Labor on social housing, when a typo matters most, and the Liberal business allies betting on a Labor win.

Crisis watch: the various dead fish plaguing the Nationals

Crisis watch: the various dead fish plaguing the Nationals

From sex scandals and in-fighting to accusations of environmental mismanagement, the Nationals have more than a few crises to sort out.

This is an issue of national survival

This is an issue of national survival

The Murray-Darling fish kill is horrifying, but not surprising. It is the logical result of our toxic politics.

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?

The return of Joyce is the final insult to an angry electorate

The return of Joyce is the final insult to an angry electorate

A sixth leadership change in the Coalition since it was elected to office five years ago will be the perfect signal to voters that everything they hate about politics is true.

Abortion decriminalised in Queensland

Abortion decriminalised in Queensland

Good morning, early birds! Queensland's parliament has successfully voted to strike abortion from the criminal code, and rumours are stirring of an imminent leadership spill in the Nationals. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.