Sean Kelly

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565 ENTRIES Sean Kelly is a columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, and was an adviser to Labor prime ministers Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd.



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Things that really happened today

The Politics

Things that really happened today

Politics gets ridiculous

   The Killing Season, part III

The Politics

The Killing Season, part III

The powerful series highlights our fascination with what might have been

The prime minister should stop trying to scare journalists

The Politics

The prime minister should stop trying to scare journalists

The PM’s attacks on the ABC went too far today

Gambling with education

The Politics

Gambling with education

Should parents be forced to pay for public schools?

The greatest moral challenge of our time?

The Politics

The greatest moral challenge of our time?

The Pope gets sharp on climate change

A bad week

The Politics

A bad week

Bill Shorten hasn’t had many bad weeks, but this was one

The Killing Season, Part II

The Politics

The Killing Season, Part II

Political battles have human faces, and history is always imperfect

Backdown

The Politics

Backdown

Labor has given the government some breathing room

A prime minister in trouble

The Politics

A prime minister in trouble

The government is beginning to look very ragged on national security.

 Long memories

The Politics

Long memories

Whatever happened to the Henry review?

Family matters

The Politics

Family matters

What politicians talking about their families tells us about voters

Television as teacher

The Politics

Television as teacher

Even someone who was there can learn from ‘The Killing Season’

The rage of entitlement

The Politics

The rage of entitlement

Joe Hockey’s comments today tell us all we need to know about the skewed way he sees the world

Is honesty the best policy?

The Politics

Is honesty the best policy?

Perhaps the government should be upfront about the economy

Loose lips

The Politics

Loose lips

Canberra had a good excuse for its favourite parlour game this week