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The best (worst) political-sporting crossovers

The best (worst) political-sporting crossovers

Will they be opportunistic? Of course. Will they also be cringe-worthy? Almost certainly.

Fairfax apologises to Keating over ABC story

Fairfax apologises to Keating over ABC story

Fairfax Media has published an apology to former PM Paul Keating about an unverified story which seemed suggested that Keating had threatened the ABC during his time as treasurer.

Keating slams Fairfax-Nine merger

Keating slams Fairfax-Nine merger

Good morning, early birds. Responses to the Fairfax-Nine takeover have been swift and passionate. Plus, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal is thrown under the spotlight. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

‘For the country, this is a great pity’: Paul Keating on the Nine-Fairfax merger

‘For the country, this is a great pity’: Paul Keating on the Nine-Fairfax merger

Today’s announcement means that in future, the big dogs of Australian media will operate as a pack.

Crikey Quiz: who said it, Prime Minister Paul Keating or Vice-President Selina Meyer?

Crikey Quiz: who said it, Prime Minister Paul Keating or Vice-President Selina Meyer?

One is an ambitious, foul-mouthed former leader of Australia renowned for his acid tongue. The other is an ambitious, foul-mouthed fictional former leader of the United States, renowned for her acid tongue.

Sam Dastyari wasn’t the first to take Chinese money, just ask Howard

Sam Dastyari wasn’t the first to take Chinese money, just ask Howard

Chinese influence in Australia and elsewhere is being exert via "sharp power", and you wont have to look far to find those who are happy to play a part.

View from the ‘accessible’ section: Victoria’s delirious, heartening euthanasia vote

View from the ‘accessible’ section: Victoria’s delirious, heartening euthanasia vote

My vantage point from the "accessible" section of the public gallery was one of the few perks of being, as far as I know, the only visibly seriously physically sick or disabled person to attend the sitting, writes activist and blogger Nia Sims.

Will wages ever start going up again?

Will wages ever start going up again?

Australian pollies love to say wages growth is a J-curve, but is it necessarily true that what goes down must go up again? Benard Keane and Glenn Dyer think perhaps not.

An honest, heartwarming letter from your local Labor MP

An honest, heartwarming letter from your local Labor MP

The most pressing issues facing the world are rising inequality, climate change and lack of opportunity. That's why we at Labor have decided to campaign for four-year fixed terms of Parliament.

Razer: Uhlmann’s Trump ‘mic drop’ was banal, an absolute fizzer

Razer: Uhlmann’s Trump ‘mic drop’ was banal, an absolute fizzer

Yes, yes. Trump is bad. This just in: water is wet; heat is hot; and urban intellectuals are very easy to poke fun at.