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The 10 truths Malcolm Turnbull can’t utter

The 10 truths Malcolm Turnbull can’t utter

For all his power, there are certain truths Malcolm Turnbull can't admit for fear of infuriating the right.

Broader force: airports become a dead zone for your basic human rights

Broader force: airports become a dead zone for your basic human rights

Police will be given new parties to override civil liberties in airports, as the government wastes hundreds of millions on security theatre.

Terrorism vs ice: how are we funding the fights against our ‘biggest threats’?

Terrorism vs ice: how are we funding the fights against our ‘biggest threats’?

News headlines are calling both ice and terrorism as the scourges of our age, but how does funding for these threats stack up?

Covering Melbourne … the most-read newspaper … Telcos pulled into line …

Covering Melbourne … the most-read newspaper … Telcos pulled into line …

The story yesterday of the car attack in Melbourne's city, apart from some ill-placed advertising and some bad takes online, was as good as can be expected.

Trump’s new shock doctrine is many kinds of stupid

Trump’s new shock doctrine is many kinds of stupid

Following the recent terror attack in New York, US President Donald Trump wasted no time in blaming the green card lottery for the disaster, writes Ruby Hamad.

The compelling link between domestic violence and mass murder

The compelling link between domestic violence and mass murder

There's a well-demonstrated connection between domestic violence, terrorism and mass shootings -- one the government refuses to accept.

Crikey Worm: NYC killer radicalised in the US

Crikey Worm: NYC killer radicalised in the US

Good morning, early birds. Police reveal more details about the man who killed eight people in a terror attack in lower Manhattan, and another one bites the dust in the ongoing citizenship saga. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Razer: how the search for ‘truth’ after Las Vegas has been used to delude voters

Razer: how the search for ‘truth’ after Las Vegas has been used to delude voters

This US mass shooting, like other US mass shootings, has become what others have described with terrible precision as a Rorschach test.

Widening terror laws allows government to pursue non-terrorist enemies

Widening terror laws allows government to pursue non-terrorist enemies

When governments use words like "terrorism" and "security", the scrutiny that should be applied to them switches off, allowing them to get away with far more than they otherwise could.

Turnbull’s proposed detention law is a victory for terrorists

Turnbull’s proposed detention law is a victory for terrorists

Turnbull's legislation threatens “one of the most fundamental safeguards of personal liberty”.