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Another night of the long butter knives beckons for Labor

Beneath Labor's obvious struggles is an even bigger mess of factional warfare. Since Shorten went and lost the election, things have started to come apart fast.

Ladbrokes looming regulation in UK a stark contrast to Australian Labor

Ever heard of a takeover bid where the amount of cash paid to shareholders is contingent on an upcoming regulatory decision? That’s what British gambling giants GVC and Ladbrokes came up with last week as they attempt to create a $10 billion gambling behemoth amidst a regulatory crackdown in the UK. Ladbrokes, one of the […]

Mayne: Bob Carr v Four Corners on China’s influence in Canberra

Plus eight other pollies and their various corporate interests.

NBN Co grilled over allegations it exploited evidence from ALP raids to sack employees

The names of NBN Co employees communicating with ALP staffers were seen on emails during AFP raids in Melbourne last year.

Rundle: Conroy moves to Big Gambling, Labor on a losing streak

If Labor keeps joining the banks, the global corporations, the industry bodies, it is not just the political party that will end up the loser.

How Victoria’s rotten Stability Pact keeps Labor undemocratic

With Stephen Conroy departing the scene, will Victorian Labor finally be free of the undemocratic embarrassment that is the Stability Pact? Former Bendigo MP Steve Gibbons is not holding his breath.

Stability? Shorten throws an uneasy Labor pact into chaos

The Victorian stability pact has prevented outright war in Labor. Bill Shorten has unbalanced it, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly .

Why Shorten pushed for Kimberley Kitching — and why it could blow up in his face

Bill Shorten pushed for former HSU official Kimberley Kitching to take on Stephen Conroy's vacant Senate seat, over the strenuous objections of Transport Workers' Union. Labor insider Ben Chiefly has all the goss from the room.

Fake Stephen Conroy says goodbye

He tried to stop your moral decay, but Fake Stephen Conroy has howled from the Senate for the last time.

The likely winners and losers from Conroy’s dramatic exit

Speculation mounts around the two vacancies that will be open from the first of October, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.