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Marriage of convenience: the uneasy relationship between anti-Semites and Zionists

How do we make sense, or not, of the muddled links between the anti-Semitic far right and the ultra-Zionist lobby? The post Marriage of convenience: the uneasy relationship between anti-Semites and Zionists appeared first on Crikey.

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Soccer friendly provides a moment of action in an otherwise dull night

It may not have drawn the big numbers, but the Australia-Lebanon soccer friendly was the most exciting show of the night. The post Soccer friendly provides a moment of action in an otherwise dull night appeared first on Crikey.

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Where were the banks’ shareholders? Too busy chasing short-term profit.

Poor remuneration practices and incentives played as big a role outside our banks as within them. The post Where were the banks’ shareholders? ...

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ABC calls for new funding model to prevent ‘capricious’ political decisions

Acting managing director David Anderson has come out strongly against political interference in the ABC. The post ABC calls for new funding model to ...

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Why did The Australian soft-pedal Larry Pickering’s anti-Semitism?

The Australian today farewelled the disgusting Larry Pickering — and wholly failed to mention his hatred of Jews. The post Why did The Australian ...

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Can ‘conservative GetUp’ convince conservatives to act in the interests of others?

Crikey readers respond to the upcoming struggles of "conservative GetUp" alternative Advance Australia, and to the Coalition's proposed divestment ...

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Is this the end for the great wheeler-dealer Harold Mitchell?

Harold Mitchell's power in Australian media and culture is staggering. What will ASIC's recent charges mean for the prominent businessman? The post Is this the end for the great wheeler-dealer Harold Mitchell? appeared first on Crikey.

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Competition policy is the new, and weird, front line of neoliberalism

With widespread agreement that corporations have grown too powerful, is divestment the best way to curb that power? It's a debate many others are having outside Australia. The post Competition policy is the new, and weird, front line of neoliberalism appeared first on Crikey.

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Matthew Guy is listening to the needs of all Victorians (he hasn’t already blocked)

The Victorian Liberal leader has a bad reputation of blocking people on social media. It may be satisfying at the time, but it raises some important broader questions. The post Matthew Guy is listening to the needs of all Victorians (he hasn’t already blocked) appeared first on Crikey.

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Another “right-wing GetUp”? Join the crowd.

A new conservative group promises to take the fight to progressive activists GetUp! The only problem: it's been tried, over and over and over. The ...

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Ratings winner proves Ten still has some fight left

Have You Been Paying Attention? which ended for the last night, has proven to be one of the few consistent successes of 2018. The post Ratings winner ...

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There are no easy answers to the questions of Bourke Street attack

Crikey readers respond to the question of why the Bourke Street killer was on bail, power struggles in rural Australia and Steve Bannon's Australian appearances. The post There are no easy answers to the questions of Bourke Street attack appeared ...

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Morrison announces plan to cut migrant intake

Good morning, early birds. PM Scott Morrison has announced a plan to reduce Australia’s migration cap, China has been revealed as the perpetrator of a number of cyber thefts in Australia, and a new scheme will give domestic violence victims early access to their super. It’s the news you need to know, with Chris Woods. The post Morrison announces ...

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Chloe Hooper goes inside the beast of Black Saturday

The latest account of the Churchill fire complex and the man who started it is lyrical, assiduous and ultimately elusive. The post Chloe Hooper goes inside the beast of Black Saturday appeared first on Crikey.

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Time to bust some myths about the “property crash”

Contrary to the clickbait peddlers, there's no property crash. If anything, our financial sector, and the surrounding economy, have become more resilient in recent years. The post Time to bust some myths about the “property crash” ...

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Catalano’s last-minute bid fails to stop Fairfax voting for Nine takeover

The merger is officially on — despite a notable appeal from the former Domain CEO. So, what happens now? The post Catalano’s last-minute bid ...

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Rain dampens the cricket and the ratings

A rain-drenched Australia-South Africa T20 match kept the punters away. The post Rain dampens the cricket and the ratings appeared first on Crikey.

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Facebook in crisis: when a digital giant struggles for analogue solutions

As fallout from fake news and data privacy scandals continue to wear on Facebook, the company is finding that its challenges seem more like a feature than a bug in its business model. The post Facebook in crisis: when a digital giant struggles for analogue solutions appeared first on Crikey.

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Canary in the coalmine: inside the Latrobe Valley’s ongoing power battle

Nationally, the war over climate change may have frozen, but in the Valley it runs hot. This is one to watch at the Victorian election. The post Canary in the coalmine: inside the Latrobe Valley’s ongoing power battle appeared first on Crikey.

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Government’s contempt for a free press on display with Assange

The Australian government continues to do and say nothing on Assange, but this is just one of many ongoing attacks on press freedom. The post Government’s contempt for a free press on display with Assange appeared first on Crikey.

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Why was the Bourke Street killer at large? Andrews and Pakula have questions to answer

Finding the answer to why Hassan Khalif Shire Ali was allowed to walk the streets — despite having his passport cancelled and refusing to face court ...

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Are we being too harsh with Scott Morrison?

Crikey readers respond to the misfortunes of the Scott Morrison and Theresa May governments. The post Are we being too harsh with Scott Morrison? ...

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No resolution at tense APEC summit

Good morning, early birds. The APEC summit has ended following clashes between the US and China, a new poll shows that Labor would be stymied by ...

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No pain, no grain

Welcome to For Your Information. This week, Helen Razer examines South America's alleged superfood, quinoa. The post No pain, no grain appeared first ...

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A timeline of the sexual harassment scandal tearing the Greens apart

Greens MP Jeremy Buckingham has this week lost the confidence of Richard Di Natale and other senior figures, but this fight has been on for the past six months. The post A timeline of the sexual harassment scandal tearing the Greens apart appeared first on Crikey.

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Did audiences leave The Bachelorette standing at the altar?

Ten will have to do some soul searching after a disappointing season of the The Bachelorette. The post Did audiences leave The Bachelorette standing at the altar? appeared first on Crikey.

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Liberal Meralyn Klein the latest candidate to be felled by a questionable history

The Victorian Liberals candidate is just the latest political hopeful whose questionable history has brought them down, leading to the question: do none of these parties have access to a search engine? The post Liberal Meralyn Klein the latest ...

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