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The spectacular failure of the Australian Conservatives

The spectacular failure of the Australian Conservatives

Even for a politician as self-assured as Cory Bernardi, it’s hard to put a positive spin on this. How did it go so wrong?

Is the Human Rights Commission about to lose a major gig?

Is the Human Rights Commission about to lose a major gig?

Universities Australia isn't running back to the Human Rights Commission for the next stage of a university safety survey after the commission's first instalment left a lot to be desired. Plus other tips from the week.

The media is in denial about the surge of the far right

The media is in denial about the surge of the far right

The media is overlooking how strongly Pauline Hanson's One Nation performed in the election — and how other, even worse extremists are exploiting her legitimacy.

Far-right surge in Queensland helps mighty Morrison hold the line

Far-right surge in Queensland helps mighty Morrison hold the line

A sharp swing to the far right in Queensland has enabled Scott Morrison to hold off Labor and achieve a victory few thought possible — even among opinion pollsters.

Gaffes, errors and straight-up bigotry: a look at the candidates we’ve lost so far

Gaffes, errors and straight-up bigotry: a look at the candidates we’ve lost so far

Politics is a ruthless business, as several dumped candidates recently found out.

Pauline Hanson’s cult of endless victimhood

Pauline Hanson’s cult of endless victimhood

Victimhood is essential to Pauline Hanson's politics. And the media has been only too happy to help her cultivate that identity.

Shorten pledges big on renewables

Shorten pledges big on renewables

Good morning, early birds. Bill Shorten is set to announce a “Renewable Energy Zone" in South Australia, and a series of scandals involving links to the far-right is causing headaches for the Coalition. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods

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.

One Nation fans hit up GetUp in Western Australia

One Nation fans hit up GetUp in Western Australia

It was a battle of the orange t-shirts in Perth this week.

The right’s fragmentation problem is causing cracks

The right’s fragmentation problem is causing cracks

Divided votes and increased competition — David Leyonhjelm's recent failure may be a bellwether for things to come on May 18.