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The government bill that could end workplace strikes as we know them

The government bill that could end workplace strikes as we know them

The government's desire to stifle union dissent is once again on full display.

PM defied his own expert panel during apology speech to child sex abuse survivors

PM defied his own expert panel during apology speech to child sex abuse survivors

Scott Morrison's use of the term "ritual sex abuse" — a term associated with the extremist QAnon conspiracy movement — appears to run counter to advice given to him by survivors and government-appointed experts.

Good luck trying to take down industry super

Good luck trying to take down industry super

Crikey readers discuss the government's latest assault on industry super — this time in the form of Liberal MP Tim Wilson and the House of Reps economic committee. Elsewhere, readers go in on the IPA, and discuss empathy amongst the executive.

Enter the right-wing freedom paradox, if you dare

Enter the right-wing freedom paradox, if you dare

Australia's biggest "commies" aren't raving greenies, but rather the freedom-loving right, like the bright boys and girls at the IPA.

Is a former banking doyen teaching bureaucrats empathy?

Is a former banking doyen teaching bureaucrats empathy?

The government is paying big bucks to learn about empathy. And the people they're paying have very interesting resumes.

Provocative comments go both ways, prime minister

Provocative comments go both ways, prime minister

Scott Morrison thinks politicians should stop making 'provocative comments'. Yet he doesn't seem to have any problem making them himself.

Roosevelt in the streets, Trump in the sheets? Frydenberg lauds multilateralism

Roosevelt in the streets, Trump in the sheets? Frydenberg lauds multilateralism

While Scott Morrison attacks "unaccountable internationalist bureaucracies", Josh Frydenberg lauds international institutions. Is Australia multilateralist or not?

Lies, damned lies, and political posters masquerading as neutral advice

Lies, damned lies, and political posters masquerading as neutral advice

A failure of political leadership and of political reporting threatens to wreck Australia.

If now isn’t the ‘right time’ to ‘talk about’ climate change, when on earth is?

If now isn’t the ‘right time’ to ‘talk about’ climate change, when on earth is?

Despite what politicians say, now is precisely the time to talk about the link between bushfires, drought and climate change. Anything less is recklessness and corruption that kills Australians.

Election review reminds us that nobody does failure like Labor

Election review reminds us that nobody does failure like Labor

Labor's long-awaited review into its 2019 election defeat is a masterclass of how not to run a campaign, revealing a seemingly impossible level of disorganisation behind the scenes. But hey, it looks nice.