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ABC chair Ita Buttrose (Image: AAP/Dan Peled)

We seek Ita’s lefties … A lawyer too crazy for Trump … PM wings a gong

Ita Buttrose is worried about the ABC's left-wing critics. What happens when you go too far even for Donald Trump? Plus more tips and murmurs from the Crikey bunker.

Public housing tower in North Melbourne (Image: AAP/James Ross)

An even more divided world: COVID is a boon for the rich, a bane for the poor

As millions of people around the world lost their jobs, billionaires increased their wealth by 27.5% between April and July.

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews (Image: AAP/James Ross)

Poverty down but homelessness up, kids carrying COVID-19, and a silver lining

In Virus Watch today, the states' economic woes continue, new data on poverty in Australia, and a silver lining to the pandemic.

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Do the Nationals really represent the poorest Australian electorates?

Barnaby Joyce has claimed that the Nationals' electorates are Australia's poorest. Is he correct?

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Stagnation and policy problems are in the ‘too hard’ basket

New data confirms the economy is in an extended period of stagnation that has left households, in some cases, poorer than they were six years ago.

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Do a quarter of impoverished people work full time?

Was Greens MP Adam Bandt correct when he tweeted that one in four people living in poverty work full time?

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What I learned about poverty and mental health chairing the robo-debt inquiry

We should not allow our government to slowly erode our humanity and our human rights, year by year, sneaky budget measure by sneaky budget measure.

Suicide among First Nations youth is at crisis point

Until we have a conversation about the systemic problems that are driving suicides among First Nations children, we cannot pretend we are a country that comes together in crisis.

High and dry

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: James M. Cain goes to Appalachia, the Australian way of poverty and annoying TV heroines.

Universal basic income? More like universally bad idea.

The fact that those spruiking universal basic income are also those crushing workers' rights should signal the true designs of this so-called "leftist" policy.

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