The left is quick to downplay the impact of the carbon price. But in doing so are we forgetting the whole point of the policy?
Why is ‘preventing death’ such an argument finisher in the asylum seeker debate? Ed Butler doesn’t really know
When the poorest and most dispossessed refugees wait upwards of 17 years for a resettlement solution, an open doors policy is short-sighted, writes Mark Fletcher.
The Dog Whistle this week welcomes a new member and talks Manus, Manufacturing and the WA senate
The calls for Scott Morrison’s sacking have begun. Ed Butler suggests those hopes are completely misguided.
From the first question time of 2014: Leader of the opposition, Bill Shorten: My question is to the Prime Minister. In the light of the last answer about SPC, can … Continue reading
The future of work has been on my mind a lot over the past few years. It seems that the future of jobs is bleak in a number of ways. … Continue reading
Presenting its border protection policy in comic book format reveals some disturbing attitudes, writes Mark Fletcher.
We love to demand that political parties become more open and democratic. Yet when they do we often talk of ‘splits’, ‘infighting’ and ‘leadership instability’. It’s time we learn to deal with how real democracy works.
Listen above for our weekly chat on The Silly Season, Coward Punches, and predictions for 2014. On this week’s Dog Whistle, Ed Butler, Kate Carruthers and Preston Towers revisit the what happened … Continue reading
Spot fire debates about education policy are missing the bigger picture, writes Mark Fletcher.