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New Year’s dash triggers a border war of words

Photograph: Lukas Coch/EPA What better way to start 2021 than a mad rush to get home before the borders slam shut?Bedlam hit the border between Victoria and New South Wales on New Year’s Day 2021. An announcement on the final day of 2020 from the Victorian Government proclaiming the

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Is time up for Albanese?

Many years ago, I attended a community meeting to listen to a political newcomer many considered to be a rising star within the Labor movement.In a dank community hall in the back streets of Redfern, a young Anthony Albanese, dressed in smart and striking casuals, spoke clearly and calmly about

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The US Election, Sex In The Cities And Goodbye Joel

The 2020 US Election has brought in a new President (we think) and the key question will be how an incoming Democrats administration will affect political behaviour in Australia and whether the Morrison government feels the need to do anything at all on climate change. Or change its economic philosophy.

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The Burning Ring Of Australian Corruption

There’s far too much corruption in politics but what can be done about it? There’s a compliant media that is always at hand to cover over any corruption performed by conservative governments, and they were at their best when it came to the NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian.A high stinking pile

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