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Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Christopher Pyne loves the drama, the Greens bring the noise in Dickson, and insert jokey reference to form emails here.

Turnbull’s position as shaky as ever

Turnbull’s position as shaky as ever

Crikey readers discuss Turnbull's fate and Fairfax's rural survival.

Has Turnbull really beaten Abbott in the NEG war?

Has Turnbull really beaten Abbott in the NEG war?

Crikey readers discuss the likelihood of Abbott really staying down for good.

NEG on his face: Turnbull’s energy win shows Abbott for a fool

NEG on his face: Turnbull’s energy win shows Abbott for a fool

Malcolm Turnbull's party room win on the NEG delivers a fatal blow to Tony Abbott's lingering capacity to hurt his leader.

NEG advocates want surrender to denialists, not an end to the climate wars

NEG advocates want surrender to denialists, not an end to the climate wars

The National Energy Guarantee in the form proposed by the government would lock in the policies of a climate denialist. The states have every right to fight back.

There’s something deeply wrong with Australian discourse

There’s something deeply wrong with Australian discourse

We now have a media and political culture in which the pressure is to be ever more extreme — which is why racism is now becoming part of "civilised discourse".

Testing times for Shorten as Turnbull enjoys life free of Joyce and Abbott

Testing times for Shorten as Turnbull enjoys life free of Joyce and Abbott

With Barnaby Joyce gone and Tony Abbott alienating his own colleagues, two of the key causes of Malcolm Turnbull's woes have been curbed — opening the way to shift the spotlight to Bill Shorten.

Craig Kelly and why the right loves rootin’ for Putin

Craig Kelly and why the right loves rootin’ for Putin

While Liberal MP Craig Kelly tells us to get over Vladimir Putin's crimes, it's worth considering why the right loves the Russian autocrat so much.

Ramsay Centre vs ANU: a masterclass in self defence

Ramsay Centre vs ANU: a masterclass in self defence

Please pay attention, everyone else facing attack in the Australian media.

Ramsay Centre shows a government focused on the far right, not voters

Ramsay Centre shows a government focused on the far right, not voters

When voters want politicians to focus on real-world issues, the government getting hooked on far-right obsessions is a poor look.