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Limelight-deprived Kevin Rudd won’t stop talking, but he has nothing to say

Limelight-deprived Kevin Rudd won’t stop talking, but he has nothing to say

A new book and a weekend spread in The Age remind us that Kevin Rudd craves attention, but has nothing to say beyond attacking his former colleagues, because he never stood for anything.

The road not taken: reflections on the global financial crisis

The road not taken: reflections on the global financial crisis

History will conclude that the critics of Labor’s GFC response 10 years ago were hopelessly wrong. By avoiding a sudden, deep recession, Australia also avoided testing out what its effect may have been on our democratic system.

The art of the political interview: tips for news players

The art of the political interview: tips for news players

Young journo? Newbie politician? Crikey talked to the experts for tips on how the get the best out of an interview (or at least, avoid the worst).

Swan hits out at intelligence agencies meddling on Chinese interference

Swan hits out at intelligence agencies meddling on Chinese interference

Senior Labor figure Wayne Swan has criticised intelligence agencies for leaking against Labor in the foreign interference debate.

The art of the political interview: how to survive a bollocking from Barrie Cassidy

The art of the political interview: how to survive a bollocking from Barrie Cassidy

Wayne Swan, Nick Minchin and Anne Aly discuss courage under (journalistic) fire, and the dreaded He Who Shall Not Be Named (SPOILER: it's Laurie Oakes).

Two moments as treasurer when Wayne Swan proved his mettle

Two moments as treasurer when Wayne Swan proved his mettle

Wayne Swan faced a more dramatic set of economic challenges than any treasurer since World War II. His handling of them meant hundreds of thousands of Australians kept their jobs.

Razer: Wayne Swan is the closest thing Labor has to a Bernie Sanders (and that’s why they hate him)

Razer: Wayne Swan is the closest thing Labor has to a Bernie Sanders (and that’s why they hate him)

Are Labor insiders leaking against Wayne Swan because he is the Labor politician who most resembles a Sanders or Corbyn-type, and, therefore, must be stopped before Millennials notice?

Ten years on from the sharemarket peak, Australian business has little to complain about

Ten years on from the sharemarket peak, Australian business has little to complain about

Ten years on from the pre-GFC sharemarket peak, the Australian economy is very different but has prospered thanks to smart choices by policymakers.

Saville: Kevin Rudd launches an invigorating, Clinton-esque book tour

Saville: Kevin Rudd launches an invigorating, Clinton-esque book tour

We know what you're thinking, but don't worry: this 600 page odyssey of the Milky Bar Kid is only the first of two volumes.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Hey, big spender ... QUT 18c case student reveals political leanings ... should she stay or should she go? ...