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Like any term drawn out of some faux nationalism (can there be any other?), it divides on the pretext of uniting.
by Binoy Kampmark - 1/09/2014 - 17 comments
Despite Newcastle's version of political Armageddon, and the likelihood of further political repercussions, the city must dust itself off, rebuild its tarnished reputation, and plan for a more prosperous Newcastle.
by Dino Cesta - 25/08/2014 - 7 comments
Any decision made by the minister is unchallengeable – if there are no minimum rules or standards, how can any planning decision be wrong or inadequate?
by Jack Halliday - 21/08/2014 - 2 comments
There is no current alternative party of the centre, a role once filled by the Australia Party (remember Gordon Barton?) and the Democrats. If one existed I would expect it to do quite well.
by Don Aitkin - 18/08/2014 - 9 comments
Off-hand, ideologically-driven or politically-motivated opinions disguised as facts are nothing new in political discourse.
by Rob Cover - 15/08/2014 - 27 comments
Whoever is in power at any level of government anywhere in the nation will be removed at the next election, whether they be left or right.
by Everald Compton - 4/08/2014 - 6 comments
In my term in parliament, I want to convince Australians to reconsider whether handing their money over to the government is better than keeping it themselves.
by David Leyonhjelm - 30/06/2014 - 50 comments
If you want to know how the left in Australia thinks, then check out Twitter. It will also explain the slow degradation of Australian political reporting into gotcha exposes and personal slurs.
by Graham Young - 20/06/2014 - 151 comments
Where does the devil lie? He (or she) lies in the detail and when it comes to policy there is no more vexing devil than implementation.
by Malcolm King - 19/06/2014 - 10 comments
Prime Minister Tony Abbott may not be a good public orator or rhetorician but that does not make him a poor statesman.
by Richard Stanton - 18/06/2014 - 15 comments
In a practical sense that must mean a decisive break on the part of Labor with the mindset of 'small government'.
by Tristan Ewins - 16/06/2014 - 3 comments
The Liberal Party does have a view of the world, and it needs to be enunciated especially at times like these. Not everyone will like it, but that is not important.
by Don Aitkin - 12/06/2014 - 15 comments

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