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Rudd and the battle for Melbourne: ‘I’m more progressive than you are’

Rudd and the battle for Melbourne: ‘I’m more progressive than you are’

As the battle for federal seat of Melbourne goes down to the wire, Greens candidate Adam Bandt has questioned Cath Bowtell's progressive credentials in a last ditch effort to woo traditional Labor voters.

Hartcher: The Greens are as red as ripe tomatoes

Hartcher: The Greens are as red as ripe tomatoes

Lack of climate change policy from both major parties has made the Greens' prospect of winning the balance of power in the Senate a virtual cert. But given their penchant for wealth redistribution, red is a much more appropriate colour to describe them, writes Peter Hartcher

Under the gum trees, the Greens declare fightback on refugees

Under the gum trees, the Greens declare fightback on refugees

The Greens say Australia has been dragged through another unedifying and embarrassing debate about refugees. But all is not lost -- Crikey's Andrew Crook was on the Greens stump.

Essential: Gillard strengthens Labor vote … just like Kevin

Essential: Gillard strengthens Labor vote … just like Kevin

The ascension of Julia Gillard appears to have driven up Labor's primary vote -- but Kevin Rudd was already doing it. Nevertheless, Labor voters are happy with the change.

Battle for Melbourne: Greens buoyed by retirement of Lindsay Tanner

Battle for Melbourne: Greens buoyed by retirement of Lindsay Tanner

The Greens' candidate for the federal seat of Melbourne, Adam Bandt, has claimed the retirement of popular local member Lindsay Tanner has made the battle for control of the electorate more interesting."

Greens could inspire a climate change

Greens could inspire a climate change

The Nielsen poll is supposed to have sent the government into panic mode, but the poll is wildly out of whack. Just how strong is the swing to the Greens anyway?

Where do Greens voters come from?

Where do Greens voters come from?

ALP Senator-turned-pundit John Black made an unforgivable leap of logic in his hatchet job on the Greens in The Weekend Australian.

No greenie dealings here

No greenie dealings here

Crikey readers weigh in on the possibility of the Greens negotiating, plus checking out The Oz on Kindle and barney Barnaby Joyce.