Why was Senator Derryn Hinch lunching with John Howard? Plus: Sam Dastyari might have spent a bit too much time at the snack table during non-sitting weeks.
It is all about freedom. And speech. And rights. And it doesn't actually matter, because for the last time, the Racial Discrimination Act is not going to be amended.
Four people are dead after an attack on the UK Parliament, which police say they are treating as a terrorist attack. It's the news you need to know, by Max Chalmers and Charlie Lewis.
Good morning, early birds. Change ahead for the Human Rights Commission, but not section 18c, and Peter Dutton's secret marriage equality plan. It's the news you need to know, by Max Chalmers and Charlie Lewis.
Good morning, early birds. It's all about section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act today, and the FBI is investigating links between Donald Trump's campaign and Russia. It's the news you need to know, by Sally Whyte and Joseph Wilson.
From mankind’s divine freedom of speech to the Australian Human Rights Commission being a "get rich scheme for protected minorities", there are some eye-watering submissions to the 18C inquiry. Crikey intern Liam Apter rounds up the best.
While the Prime Minister panders to opponents of the Racial Discrimination Act, much worse threats to free speech go unmentioned.
Yes, Bill Leak's cartoon probably breached 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act. But lawyer Michael Bradley says his salvation will be section 18D.