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Punk, Iggy Pop, and bringing down the House

Punk, Iggy Pop, and bringing down the House

Iggy Pop may be known as the godfather of punk, but he's returned to Sydney at a time where punk is one of the hardest things to be.

Shock jocks, Shenhua, and short-termism: NSW government estimates fears

Shock jocks, Shenhua, and short-termism: NSW government estimates fears

Interpretive dance, coal mines and lack of community consultation are just some of the issues that NSW Department of Planning bureaucrats are concerned about ahead of Estimates hearings later this month.

Crikey Worm: NDIS flaws force 15-month hospital stay

Crikey Worm: NDIS flaws force 15-month hospital stay

Good morning, early birds. A woman has spent 15 months in hospital due to bureaucratic inefficiency. Plus, the Greens announce a nationwide campaign to change the date of Australia Day. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

oBikes, ferries and birds of the year: why Australia can’t have nice things

oBikes, ferries and birds of the year: why Australia can’t have nice things

Australians seem to have knack for importing perfectly good concepts ... and then throwing them into the river, writes Lisa Divissi. Are we a product of our environment, or should we just be banned from owning nice things?

Sydney isn’t full. Its existing home owners just hate change.

Sydney isn’t full. Its existing home owners just hate change.

According to many residents, Sydney has suddenly reached capacity. But the problem isn't a physical one: it's political.

Do we need to stop immigration to our major cities before it’s too late?

Do we need to stop immigration to our major cities before it’s too late?

Determining the appropriate level of immigration for our cities is obviously an important public policy issue but too often sensible discussion is derailed by knee-jerk accusations of xenophobia or racism.

NSW finds itself fabulously wealthy, Baird finds a great many suitors

NSW finds itself fabulously wealthy, Baird finds a great many suitors

Lucy Turnbull has a very ambitious plan to revamp Sydney into three cities. And it just so happens NSW is flush with cash from the sale of its poles and wires.

Failed attempt to oust Clover pushes us closer to populism

Failed attempt to oust Clover pushes us closer to populism

The failure of the latest attempt to dislodge Clover Moore from the City of Sydney mayoralty illustrates how big business is driving resentment against itself.

Malcolm and Lucy’s neighbourhood watch

Malcolm and Lucy’s neighbourhood watch

Malcolm and Lucy Turnbull are very keen on the Greater Sydney Commission.

Revolutionaries are never popular with the ruling elite

Revolutionaries are never popular with the ruling elite

Crikey readers discuss immigration reform and other issues of the day.