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Socially liberal Liberal women spell trouble for the party’s conservative rump

Quality women candidates have been reaching and getting knocked back from Liberal Party preselection panels en masse for two decades. What's so different now? The post Socially liberal Liberal women spell trouble for the party’s conservative rump appeared first on Crikey.

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Long-distance running won’t make you immortally youthful, but you will feel better

Running is great. Try it. But also know that this exertion will not lead you to a paradise full of ancients. And know that your face is going to wither regardless. The post Long-distance running won’t make you immortally youthful, but you will feel better appeared first on Crikey.

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Morrison’s shiny new government is already running out of ideas

Almost a month since being sworn in, it would seem the government has very little in the way of a strong legislative agenda. The post ...

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There’s a real chance of peace between North and South Korea, if the US allows it

The prospect of a long-term peaceful outcome between North and South Korea is increasingly likely, but only if the US can play ball. The post ...

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Australia may come out ahead in the trade war, but it must step carefully

Crikey readers consider Australia's fortunes in the upcoming trade war The post Australia may come out ahead in the trade war, but it must step ...

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Outcry over new private school funding plan

Good morning, early birds. NSW's Education Minister questions the federal government's new plan for private school funding. Plus, Labor vows to ...

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Today bounces back, but Micallef the true champ

The winning margin was narrower than on other nights this week, but Micallef napped a top spot. The post Today bounces back, but Micallef the true champ appeared first on Crikey.

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Freedom warriors find the needle in the strawberry pit

The symbiotic love between freedom warriors like Rita Panahi and an all powerful police state are perfectly clear. The post Freedom warriors find the needle in the strawberry pit appeared first on Crikey.

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No one is surprised about Morrison’s failure on climate policy

Crikey readers discuss Scott Morrison's climate policies and Labor's Witness K failures. The post No one is surprised about Morrison’s failure on climate policy appeared first on Crikey.

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Media moguls and the Turnbull coup

Good morning, early birds. Kerry Stokes is now embroiled in reports about media involvement in the usurpation of Malcolm Turnbull. Plus, a Senate inquiry finds Peter Dutton misled parliament over the au pair scandal. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods. The post Media moguls and the Turnbull coup appeared first on Crikey.

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Ten years, $22 trillion and 400,000 thinkpieces

Welcome to Side View -- a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: high-speed Geiger counters, ...

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Why the case against Tim Blair for alleged transgender vilification failed

Although Blair's comments came "close to the line" of inciting severe ridicule, they didn’t quite cross it. Ultimately, the case failed. The post Why ...

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The fight for heritage is so much more than it seems 

Our sites of power and authority — the parliaments, courts and cathedrals — remain, while vast amounts of what made up the best parts of people's lives vanish without trace. The post The fight for heritage is so much more than it seems  appeared ...

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Morrison now officially worse than Abbott on climate change

The Morrison government now officially has no climate policy, which makes it even worse than the Abbott government in a crucial policy area. The post Morrison now officially worse than Abbott on climate change appeared first on Crikey.

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Nine’s Today continues to dip in the ratings

And it wasn't the only morning show suffering. The post Nine’s Today continues to dip in the ratings appeared first on Crikey.

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The mess after the spill

A month on from the leadership spill, and things are far from "business as usual". Crikey speaks to public servants about what effects this chaos really has within government departments.  The post The mess after the spill appeared first on Crikey.

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The Andrews government is left in rhetoric and right in action

Daniel Andrews says he is proud to run Australia's most progressive state -- but how does that rhetoric stack up? The post The Andrews government is ...

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Labor has serious questions to answer about Witness K

It's time for Labor MPs to speak out on their party's collusion with the cover-up of the Witness K scandal — even if it means admitting Labor's own ...

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Frydenberg spruiks jobs numbers while ignoring female underemployment

The government can shout about strong jobs growth, but it completely ignores that underemployment among women has remained high for decades. The post Frydenberg spruiks jobs numbers while ignoring female underemployment appeared first on Crikey.

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On the end of the life insurance industry

Crikey readers respond to the life insurance industry and former treasurer Wayne Swan. The post On the end of the life insurance industry appeared first on Crikey.

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China returns fire in Trump trade war

Good morning, early birds. China fights back against the Trump trade war with tariffs of its own. Plus, Adani wins a 12.5 billion-litre water grab. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods. The post China returns fire in Trump trade war appeared first on Crikey.

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Time to shutter the life insurance crooks altogether?

The behaviour of life insurance companies is egregious, and regulation won't fix it. Governments must step in and re-establish government insurance ...

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Asset write-downs forecast gloomy days ahead for regional TV

Despite a sunnier outlook for big players like Nine and Seven, regional TV affiliates continue to write down asset values as revenue and profit ...

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The road not taken: reflections on the global financial crisis

History will conclude that the critics of Labor’s GFC response 10 years ago were hopelessly wrong. By avoiding a sudden, deep recession, Australia ...

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More anti-Semitic imagery posted from Clive Palmer’s Facebook page

Clive Palmer's Facebook memes take an extremely hard-right turn, Bill Shorten's storm banter, and Frydenberg ignores some important details. The post ...

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Current affairs come through for the ABC

Four Corners, Australian Story and others pushed the ABC into a strong second place last night. The post Current affairs come through for the ABC appeared first on Crikey.

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Is the aged care sector too broken to fix?

Crikey readers have their say on the upcoming aged care royal commission. The post Is the aged care sector too broken to fix? appeared first on Crikey.

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Why the ‘activist CEO’ must have rituals of personal growth

How are we to understand the likes of Jeff Bezos believes himself to be a champion of human rights, while workers in his factories have suffered heat exhaustion? The post Why the ‘activist CEO’ must have rituals of personal growth ...

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