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Sam Dastyari: Riding the red dragon express not a good look

The federal parliament is the most important in Australia. It's also more open to corruption than any State parliament. Icac recommends criminal charges against Joe...

Government timing tricks hide the real budget story

Timing tricks help politicians avoid dealing with the substance of their policies. That isn’t going to change any time soon. Cindy Zhi, CC BY-ND Richard Holden,...

Articulate US teenagers could finally force action on gun control

Articulate US teenagers could finally force action on gun control Articulate US teenagers could finally force action on gun control George Rennie, University of Melbourne On Wednesday...

What are Nick Xenophons Policy Principles

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Australia’s $1 billion loan to Adani is ripe for a High...

Australia's $1 billion loan to Adani is ripe for a High Court challenge Brendan Gogarty, University of Tasmania Indian mining giant Adani’s proposal to build Australia’s...

President Trump will change the United States and the world, but...

Mark Chou, Australian Catholic University; Gorana Grgic, University of Sydney; Kumuda Simpson, La Trobe University; Peter Christoff, University of Melbourne, and Rodney Maddock, Monash...

Eliminate Private Donor Funding

Similar to the argument in favour of political advertising is that third party donations are a form of freedom of speech . A contrary...

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is back: Why lobbyists are pushing

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is back: experts respond Deborah Gleeson, La Trobe University; Belinda Townsend, Australian National University; Kimberlee Weatherall, University of Sydney; Pat Ranald, University...

Four reasons the Australian government should consider litigation against tobacco companies

Four reasons the Australian government should consider litigation against tobacco companies     Smoking costs taxpayers more than $30 billion annually, should tobacco companies foot the bill? from...

Glencore moves $Billions offshore

The Australian arm of the global mining giant Glencore has been involved in cross-currency swaps of up to $25bn of a type under specific...