Labor is waving through legislation that goes against its own policy, and is simultaneously worried about rising trade barriers but also wants to raise our own. Go figure.
The Labor Party's support for the Trans Pacific Partnership in the face of overwhelming evidence and its own policy confirms that voters are right to be disgusted with the cynicism of the major parties.
A new report from business groups urging the adoption of a bastardised TPP admits the economic benefits will be trivial. That hasn't stopped lobbyists hyping the results.
Even employer groups want the Productivity Commission to fact-check the government's absurd claims about the benefits of a revived Trans Pacific Partnership.
Without the US, the TPP is a less threatening beast, but a beast it remains.
Good morning early birds. Like the indomitable villain in a teen slasher film, the Trans-Pacific Partnership is back. Plus, a best actress Oscar nod for Australian Margot Robbie. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
Malcolm Turnbull is eager to hand multinationals the right to sue governments over policy changes. Luckily, other leaders in the Trans-Pacific Partnership group are standing up for Australians.
Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister has finally moved to put an end to the dual citizenship scandal undermining his government, and 2017 now tipped to be the third hottest year on record. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
Malcolm Turnbull is almost alone among Trans-Pacific Partnership leaders eager to allow multinationals to sue governments.