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Scott Morrison’s secret climate weapon

Mike Seccombe on the documents that reveal who’s behind the federal government’s climate modelling - and what it tells us about the way science is being spun for political purposes.

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The politicians suing voters

Bri Lee on how the current wave of defamation threats is impacting the ability of regular people to criticise their elected officials, and what that might mean for our democracy.

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Who is Scott Morrison, really?

Journalist and author Sean Kelly on what’s underneath the persona that Scott Morrison presents publicly, and what his Prime Ministership tells us about our national identity.

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COP26: Have we missed our moment?

Joëlle Gergis on what happened at COP26, and what it means for the fate of our planet.

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The fight for a minimum wage in 2021

Edward Cavanough on how Australia’s farming industry came to depend on wage theft, and whether this decision will finally end the exploitation of Australia’s farm workers.

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Inside Australia’s postal service crisis

Hannah Ryan on what these delays tell us about the vulnerability in Australia Posts’ business model.

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How Crown Casino became too big to fail

Tim Costello on the relationship between politics and gambling, and how Crown Casino ultimately became too big to fail.

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Joe Biden’s honeymoon is over

Bruce Wolpe on what Joe Biden can do to turn things around and what happens if he can’t.

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The Prime Minister, the President and the leaked texts

Paul Bongiorno on Scott Morrison’s damaged international standing, and the impact it has on Australia.

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How the gas industry shaped Australia’s climate policy

Marian Wilkinson on how the gas lobby is shaping Australia’s climate policies and the unproven technology the industry is relying on.

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Nobel prize winner Peter Doherty on the end of the pandemic

Nobel prize winning scientist Peter Doherty on what surprised him most about the pandemic, and the way we respond, and what we should expect in the months to come.

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How the government silences charities

Russell Marks on how charities are becoming complicit in their own silencing.

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The Gladys Berejiklian phone taps

Mike Seccombe on what happened when Gladys Berejiklian went to ICAC, and what the corruption investigation reveals about NSW politics.

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A climate change election?

Paul Bongiorno on the problems with Scott Morrison’s climate plan.

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How Australia could wreck the Glasgow climate summit

Mike Seccombe on why COP26 is so important, and how Australia might undermine global efforts to stop runaway climate change.