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An election analyst’s guide to the US midterms

An election analyst’s guide to the US midterms

These may be the most newsworthy midterms in recent memory. Here's everything you need to know.

LEAKED: years of government policy confirmed to be ‘administrative error’

LEAKED: years of government policy confirmed to be ‘administrative error’

Government staffers could not explain how such an extensive series of administrative errors could have occurred.

‘It’s OK to be white’ exposes a government that’s either racist or incompetent

‘It’s OK to be white’ exposes a government that’s either racist or incompetent

Crikey readers discuss the government's "white supremacy" moment and Scott Morrison's chances with China.

Enough lies. Enough of the bullshit Ordinary People act.

Enough lies. Enough of the bullshit Ordinary People act.

Yesterday, 28 ruling class arseholes did their Ordinary People act. I'm used to it. I am not quite so used to seeing them in their ordinary people drag while screeching racist rot.

Morrison’s shiny new government is already running out of ideas

Morrison’s shiny new government is already running out of ideas

Almost a month since being sworn in, it would seem the government has very little in the way of a strong legislative agenda.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: it’s all about timing in the upper house

Hinch’s Senate Diary: it’s all about timing in the upper house

The upper house's strict timing for divisions leads to more than a few red faces as senators find themselves late to their own party.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: this country needs a taskforce against time-wasters

Hinch’s Senate Diary: this country needs a taskforce against time-wasters

The Senate is waterlogged with outdated processes that parties use to waste time on obscure issues, and it's about time someone moves to clean it up, writes Senator Derryn Hinch.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: ‘IĀ fucking well will get my picture in the paper tomorrow, Derryn!’

Hinch’s Senate Diary: ‘IĀ fucking well will get my picture in the paper tomorrow, Derryn!’

Fingers were pointed and teeth were bared in the trenches of the Senate this week, even if it was just for the cameras.

Hanson’s henchmen caught with their pants down, and the bereaved pay the price

Hanson’s henchmen caught with their pants down, and the bereaved pay the price

From toilets to Twitter, the delusions of One Nation run deep.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: call someone else, I’m on the phone to justice

Hinch’s Senate Diary: call someone else, I’m on the phone to justice

Amongst the shrewd and the slippery on Capital Hill, Senator Derryn Hinch pledges to stick to his knitting.