Politics

Image of Gillian Triggs
Gillian Triggs’ culture shock
By Margaret Simons
Image of poster in Beijing of President Xi Jinping
Ready or not, China is here
By Linda Jaivin
Image of Noel Pearson
The Turnbull government has burned the bridge of bipartisanship
By Noel Pearson
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Australia’s chief scientist talks energy alternatives and trying to elevate the narrative
By Anna Krien
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Australian politics is full of contradictions, double standards and gaping voids
By Don Watson
A Liberal-led smear campaign will only make Kristina Keneally a bigger threat to the government
By Mungo MacCallum
There will be no resolution until Turnbull deals with his conservatives
By Mungo MacCallum
The arguments against an Indigenous voice to parliament simply don’t stack up
By Mungo MacCallum
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The same-sex marriage survey sets a dangerous precedent
By Judith Brett
There is a stark difference in how the Victorian premier and the PM approached their respective hot-button issues
By Mungo MacCallum
Attempts to encourage censorship and deliberate amnesia seldom work
By Mungo MacCallum
In retrospect, the Hawke years seem something of a golden age.
By Mungo MacCallum
Screenshot of Macklemore
They can and they do, and politicians only object when it’s a message they don’t like
By Mungo MacCallum
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Tasmanian salmon, from farm to court
By Claire Konkes
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The pitfalls of memorialising historical figures
By Don Watson
The Church is inconsistent in its rhetoric on discrimination
By Mungo MacCallum
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Lionel Murphy was a singular personality – and it got him in trouble
By Mungo MacCallum
Malcolm Turnbull got his postal survey win in the High Court but still stands to lose
By Mungo MacCallum

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