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Labor’s ghost of 2004

There was lots of brave policy under Mark Latham

Trump disorder

Our foreign policy needs to catch up to these unstable times

Craig Kelly implodes

What was he thinking?

The ACTU’s new president

Michele O’Neil has her sights set on the Turnbull government

Coal is not king

Another report confirms the future is renewable powered

Population control

The Coalition is singing from Tony Abbott’s hymn sheet

Because of her, we can

NAIDOC week passes in La Perouse

NATO Trumped

Australia, like Europe, should chart its own course

Electricity prices reality check

The market is broken, the ACCC warns

Latham’s new low

The former Labor leader used to denounce One Nation

Macklin warns on leadership

Who wants another series of ‘The Killing Season’

Club test: penalty rates

Cashed-up pokies barns can afford to pay workers properly

GST carve-up

Everyone’s a winner? Sounds too good to be true

Abbott apes Trump

... but there’s no turning the clock back on energy

Sarah Hanson-Young takes a stand

The Greens senator is not just playing politics

Tax cuts vs pay cuts ... for some

Near the end of a tax cut bidding war, there is no clear winner