There are three main factors stopping an Australian Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from emerging.
Piers Ackerman has been cleared by the Press Council for a column on the "failed concept of multiculturalism".
Good morning, early birds. A senior Greens figure calls for Di Natale's head. Plus, the free speech award winners likely to have News Corp opinion writers up in arms. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Walkley Award-winning cartoonist Ron Tandberg has died, remembered by his colleagues at The Age for his wry humour.
The establishment of an enlarged Department of Home Affairs under the ministerial control of Peter Dutton is an unnecessary, mistaken policy, writes Richard Woolcott, former head of DFAT and president of the UN Security Council.
Posters calling for Waleed Aly and Yassmin Abdel-Magied to be deported and Sarah Hanson-Young to be hanged are dragging us back to the racist, sexist and homophobic Australia of the 1950s.
Seven has apologised for a poll asking its Facebook users whether commentator Yassmin Abdel-Magied should leave the country.
Hey, big spender ... QUT 18c case student reveals political leanings ... should she stay or should she go? ...
Eric Abetz has some questions for those lefty head honchos at the ABC and SBS. Crikey journalists Josh Taylor and Emily Watkins report.