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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Tony Abbott may yet discover his purpose
What defines this government?
How to waste 200 words
The PM finally commented on Adam Goodes today. And said absolutely nothing
The difficult art of political timing
Yes, the PM sacked Bishop too late. But at least he didn’t sack her too early
The Adam Goodes debate is all about race
What the right-wing commentariat gets wrong
The beginning of Bronwyn Bishop’s end
How to spot a political storm
Merit, bias and female MPs
It’s time for quotas
When the main event is a non-event
Wrapping up the ALP’s national conference
Bill Shorten clears his first hurdle of the weekend
One test down, several still to go
What Labor is thinking
Can Bill Shorten really fight an election campaign on global warming?
Weathercocks and signposts, mark II
Warren Entsch makes the case for same-sex marriage
The price of loyalty
The PM is standing by Bronwyn Bishop. It may not give him the result he wants
Once more, with feeling
Recent history repeats itself
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