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Stimulus is doing its job

Stimulus is doing its job

The benefits of the stimulus package are being examined right now by the Economics Committee. But it's the jobs saved or supported by the stimuli that are the only important economic indicators at the moment.

Rudd will go to the polls on August 21, 2010. Here’s why

Rudd will go to the polls on August 21, 2010. Here’s why

Malcolm MacKerras predicts the double dissolution will be effected in July 2010, causing a general election for all members of both houses to take place on August 21, 2010.

Grattan: Fielding calls for conscience vote

Grattan: Fielding calls for conscience vote

Senator Steve Fielding is calling for a conscience vote for Coalition MPs on the ETS, saying that they ''should not capitulate to the Government's demands simply because it is afraid of giving … a double dissolution trigger".

The tongue twisting tales of the RBA

The tongue twisting tales of the RBA

What the Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Glenn Stevens said yesterday about interest rates and the economy and what others heard him say are two very different things.

Conroy’s internet filter dread

Conroy’s internet filter dread

Senator Stephen Conroy must soon set aside the joys of taking the axe to Telstra -- satisfying though that must be -- and return to a topic he surely dreads: internet censorship.

Small parties to be squeezed out of Senate?

Small parties to be squeezed out of Senate?

Electoral reform of the Senate is being floated by the government, in the hope that the likes of Steve Fielding will never get elected on preferences alone, again.

Politics has failed climate change

Politics has failed climate change

Crikey readers weigh in on climate change and

Kyle and the meeja

Kyle and the meeja

Crikey readers continue to weigh in on Steve Fielding's spelling issues and whether Godwin's Law will bring down vile Kyle Sandilands.

The cash splash of the stimulus

The cash splash of the stimulus

Crikey readers weigh in on the economic stimulus 'cash splash', Senator Steve Fielding's learning disability and the idea of a boycott on Israel.