We need to stop kidding ourselves that we're so different from the Chinese on surveillance and control. They just do it better than us.
Australia owes a great deal to the winners of the 2018 Person of the Year.
Ignore the Coalition's partisan sniping at Labor over encryption backdoors: Labor's record shows it can't be trusted to push back against corruption and misconduct by powerful security agencies.
Crikey readers discuss the Witness K trial, the Victorian Election preference battle and Scott Morrison's religious bent.
The Witness K and Bernard Collaery case could well continue behind closed doors, prompting great concern over their right to a fair trial. But who gets to make the decision?
The government is trying dirty tricks in its efforts to prevent the public from knowing about its persecution of Witness K and Bernard Collaery.
The government is desperate to hide its prosecution of Witness K and Bernard Collaery. But who will benefit from a cover-up?